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Application Layer (Layer 7)

  • Interface between two applications on separate computers
  • App layer protocols fall into two categories:
    • Provide services to a user (Ex. web browser, web server)
    • Provide services to the system (Ex. SNMP)
  • Most users interact with this layer
  • Communicates back and forth with the presentation layer

Computer Science Networking OSI Model