Complete Definition of "OSI layer 6"

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Proper noun
wikipedia|OSI model
OSI layer 6

  1. The theoretical Presentation layer of the OSI model, (typically handled by other levels in Internet protocols) responsible for delivery and formatting of messages, e.g. encryption/decryption, codeset conversions (ASCII to EBCDIC) or other abstraction manipulations.

See also
OSI layer 1 - Physical layer
OSI layer 2 - Data link layer
OSI layer 3 - Network layer
OSI layer 4 - Transport layer
OSI layer 5 - Session layer
OSI layer 6 - Presentation layer
OSI layer 7 - Application layer

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