Link Layer


Link Layer is a Communication Layers and conceptual division of methods in the layered architecture of protocols in the network stack.

Internet Protocol Suite#

Link Layer within the Internet Protocol Suite defines the networking methods within the scope of the Local Area Network link on which hosts communicate without intervening routers.

Link Layer includes the protocols used to describe the Local Area Network topology and the interfaces needed to effect transmission of Internet Layer datagrams to next-neighbor hosts.

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