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What is IP networking used for? Also does the application layer include the actual software? [duplicate]

I have read and learnt the fundamentals about the OSI model and its layers but just wondering is there a difference between the OSI model and IP networking or is it covered by OSI model? Bit confused ...
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Can refer a detailed low level explaination of the OSI model at operating system level? [duplicate]

I understand the function of each layer in OSI model but I can not comprehend the inner working at the operating system level. I can't mentally picture the life cycle of data from application layer to ...
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Why is cable classfied in layer 1 in OSI model

I am learning about the OSI model and TCP/IP Protocol. In my understanding, they classify cables to layer 1 (Physical Layer). But, when you connect two different devices you have to use cables no ...
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How does a router handle a directed broadcast on the same network?

I have started reading on Computer Networks recently(beginner), and have come across some of the doubts regarding how the broadcasting is handled by routers and switches. Assuming there are no ...
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Where can I find virtual switches to learn about layer 2 [closed]

I am learning about layer 2 networking, arp, cam tables, mac addresses etc. I will like to see some of these things in action but I do not have access to physical hardware now, does anyone know of a ...
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Session, presentation and application layer

I almost finished the ccna, in the meantime I'm following Pentesting courses, I noticed enough interesting protocols at the session level. I wish I could understand them as I did with cisco, but I ...
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Dependency between IEEE 802 and OSI model [duplicate]

My question is focussed on IEEE 802.11x for (WLAN) and 802.15.1 (Bluetooth) Wikipedia and other sources underline, that the mentioned IEEE standards just define the PHY and MAC layer from the OSI ...
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Question about the 7 layers of OSI Model [duplicate]

I just saw level 1-2-3-4 (from Physical to Transport) We have the following : The thing is: We know that at layer 3 there is the IP protocol that uses DNS Server to get the IP Address of the ...
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Clarification of relation between IPv6 and TCP [duplicate]

I thought IPv6 and TCP could be used independently, but IP does not need TCP at all, whereas TCP usually needs IP to function. Is my understanding correct? Does IPv6 need TCP to function? Looking at ...
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Does the OSI model apply anywhere else other than computer networking? [duplicate]

I try to understand the OSI model, more about why it was created and what exactly it tries to achieve. The Wikipedia page says: The Open Systems Interconnection model (OSI model) is a conceptual ...
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What is the goal of the OSI model? [duplicate]

I'm currently learning about the OSI model, trying to understand exactly what it is and what is the purpose behind it. The Wikipedia page says: The Open Systems Interconnection model (OSI model) is a ...
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Understanding Layer Model motivation and how it works [duplicate]

Clarification: I already read the answers in OSI Models and Networking Protocols Relantionships question, and doest not resolve my doubts. Good day, I have been studying and reading an introduction to ...
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Is OSI model merely used for troubleshooting purpose? [duplicate]

I'm a student and recently started understanding OSI model, from what I understand is that OSI model is just theoretical and not really used in real world. It's mainly for troubleshooting purpose. I'...
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What Invariants/guarantees do various layers of the OSI model provide? [duplicate]

I saw it stated in an answer to this other question What transmission service gurantees does Ethernet give? that every layer of the OSI model provides both "hard" and "soft" guarantees to the layer ...
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how OSI and TCP/IP layers work? [duplicate]

I am really confused by how the layers these model work. I'm not asking about what are their functions. I read that transport layer provides end-to-end of all packet delivery, and networking also ...
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