This standard was last reviewed and confirmed in 1999. Therefore this version remains current.
Provides an architectural model of the OSI Network Layer as a frame for OSI Network Layer standardization. Is intended for use in the design and applicable of Network Layer protocols. To be used to provide a common set of concepts and terminology for Network Layer standards; to analyse Network Layer functionality and classify Network Layer protocols; to specify the use of "real network" in supporting or providing the OSI Network Service, above all, in cases where multiple "real network" are to be interconnected and used.
Status : PublishedPublication date : 1988-02
Edition : 1Number of pages : 31
Technical Committee:Telecommunications and information exchange between systems
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