I just became an MCP. I would be very greatful to you if you could provide some details on the seven networking...
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layers? The Open System Interconnect (OSI) Model defines a generic networking model that divides networking processing into seven layers -- from the physical layer (level 1) to the application layer (level 7).
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This table gives you a few examples:
This document gives you a very in-depth look at how the model works:
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