OSI Model for the Cisco ICND1 Certification Exam
Cisco’s ICND1 certification exam tests you heavily on the OSI model and the different protocols and devices that run at each layer of the OSI model. The following reviews the OSI model by giving you a description of each layer and examples of protocols and devices that run at each layer.
|7.Application||Responsible for initiating or services the request.||SMTP, DNS, HTTP, and Telnet|
|6.Presentation||Formats the information so that it is understood by the
|Compression and encryption depending on the implementation|
|5.Session||Responsible for establishing, managing, and terminating the
|4.Transport||Breaks information into segments and is responsible for
connection and connectionless communication.
|TCP and UDP|
|3.Network||Responsible for logical addressing and routing||IP, ICMP, ARP, RIP, IGRP, and routers|
|2.Data Link||Responsible for physical addressing, error correction, and
preparing the information for the media
|MAC address, CSMA/CD, switches, and bridges|
|1.Physical||Deals with the electrical signal.||Cables, connectors, hubs, and repeaters|