Describe the OSI Reference Model
List the seven layers of the OSI model. Number your paper from 7-1. Write the name of the layer next to the number to
which it corresponds. Describe the function of each layer, purpose of each layer, and what hardware resides at each layer
within at least one paragraph for each layer. Note that only the first four layers of the OSI model have hardware
associated with them.
ï‚· Layer 7. Application Layer â€“ Tell me the function of, the purpose of, and what hardware, if any, resides at this
ï‚· Layer 6.
ï‚· Layer 5.
ï‚· Layer 4.
ï‚· Layer 3.
ï‚· Layer 2.
ï‚· Layer 1. Physical layer â€“ Tell me the function of, the purpose of, and what hardware, if any, resides at this layer.
This assignment must contain an introduction and a conclusion, be a minimum two-page paper, and be appropriately cited
using APA style writing.
Mansfield, K. C., & Antaonakos, J. L. (2010). Computer networking for LANs to WANs: Hardware, software and security.
Albany, NY: Delmar Cengage Learning.