Lower Layer Protocol

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Lower Layer Protocol definition

networking, protocol
(LLP, or lower-layer protocol) Any protocol residing in OSI layers one to four.
These protocols package, route, verify and transmit datagrams. A prime example would be TCP/IP. Lower layer protocols support the upper layer protocols.
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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