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Network Layer

Overview#

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

OSI-Model#

Network Layer is responsible for packet forwarding including routing through intermediate routers, since it knows the address of neighboring network nodes, and it also manages Quality of Service (QoS), and recognizes and forwards local host domain messages to the Transport Layer (layer 4).

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