Appendix I. Memory Tables Answer Key

Chapter 2


Table I-1. Summary: Same-Layer and Adjacent-Layer Interactions



Same-layer interaction on different computers

The two computers use a protocol to communicate with the same layer on another computer. The protocol defined by each layer uses a header that is transmitted between the computers, to communicate what each computer wants to do.

Adjacent-layer interaction on the same computer

On a single computer, one layer provides a service to a higher layer. The software or hardware that implements the higher layer requests that the next lower layer perform the needed function.


Table I-2. OSI Functional Summary


Functional Description

Application (7)

Interfaces between network and application ...

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