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Transport Layer of the OSI Model: Functions, Security & Protocol

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At the 'sending' computer, the transport layer provides input to which OSI layer?

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1. At the 'receiving' computer, the transport layer provides input to which OSI layer?

2. The transport layer performs error checking, data packet creation and what other types of services?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Review the important features of the transport layer of the OSI model with this worksheet and quiz. You will need to demonstrate an understanding of this layer's various functions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Ensure that your knowledge related to the following subjects is correct and complete:

  • How the transport layer interacts with other layers
  • Services performed by the transport layer
  • Protocols used by the transport layer

Skills Practiced

Give yourself the chance to practice these skills by taking this quiz:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the transport layer of the OSI model
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how the transport layer is used by different computers
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about multiplexing and demultiplexing

Additional Learning

You can find more information about this subject in the lesson titled Transport Layer of the OSI Model: Functions, Security & Protocol. You should study this lesson if you'd like to learn more about:

  • How the OSI model works
  • Descriptions of each layer in the OSI model
  • Responsibilities of the transport layer
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