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Research the OSI Model (7 layers).
List and describe each layer of the OSI model. What is the purpose of the OSI model.
Research the TCP/IP Architecture (4 layers). List and describe each layer. *Look in the RFCs. (Request for Comments)
Describe and explain the similarities and differences between the OSI model and the TCP/IP Architecture.
How do the TCP/IP layers map to the OSI layers? Provide a diagram.

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This solution lists and describes the purpose of each layer of OSI model.

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