Inter-OSI Layer Interaction

Begin Learning Cyber Security for FREE Now!

Already a Member Login Here

Inter-OSI Layer Interaction:

When a host receives a data transmission from another host on the network, that data is processed at each level of the OSI to the next higher layer, in order to present a useful data transmission to the end-user. Part of this processing entails the creation of headers and trailers by the sending host’s software or hardware that are placed before or after the data is sent to the next higher layer. Each layer is tagged with a header and trailer, usually in each data packet that comprises the data flow.

The following is a break down of the sequence of processing at each OSI layer:

View Topics

Our Revolution

We believe Cyber Security training should accessible for everyone, everywhere. Everyone deserves the OPPORTUNITY to learn, begin and grow a career in this fascinating field. Therefore, Cybrary is the world's largest community where people, companies and training come together to give everyone the ability to collaborate in an open source way that is revolutionizing the cyber security educational experience.

We recommend always using caution when following any link

Are you sure you want to continue?