Data Link Layer

Layer 2 of the OSI reference model. This layer takes data from the Network layer and passes it on to the physical layer. The Data Link layer is responsible for transmitting and receiving Ethernet frames, 48-bit addressing, etc. It includes both the media access control (MAC) Protocol and logical link control (LLC) layers.

Related Terms
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