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1. Jennifer, Moe and Lisa recently passed the network certification. Exam and had been hired to perform network support at your company. Moe has complaining that memorizing the layer of the OSI model was difficult and waste of time. He understand why protocol developers need to know about it, but think that network administrators and support people only need to know which protocols are operating on network in restroom. Explain to Moe the reasons for using the OSI model. How could detailed knowledge of the model be valuable in Moe network support position?
-I would say to Moe that he need to familiarize his self to the OSI because he may be using the OSI model all the time as a network tech specially in trouble shooting a network
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In the process of encapsulation, header information is added to the data from the above layer.
The five steps of conversion are: Step | Action | Layers Involved | Keyword | Step 1 | Alphanumeric input from user converted into Data | Application/Presentation/Session | DATA | Step 2 | Data converted into segments | Transport | SEGMENTS | Step 3 | Segments converted into Packets or Datagrams and Network Header is added | Network | PACKETS | Step 4 | Packets or Datagrams are built into Frames | Data Link | FRAMES | Step 5 | Frames are converted into bits( 1s and 0s) for transmission | Physical | BITS |

3. Jennifer is unsure in which layer the MAC addressing Function because the MAC is on the NIC and is associated with the physical media, she ask why this addressing is with the data link layer. Explain to Jennifer the function of data link layer and the sub layer within this layer, where exactly does the MAC address fit in?
-I will say to her that Data Link Layer Sublayers: Logical Link Control (LLC) and Media Access Control (MAC)
The data link layer is often conceptually divided into two sublayers: logical link control (LLC) and media access control (MAC). This split is based on the architecture used in the IEEE 802 Project, which is the IEEE working group responsible for creating the

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