IEEE Std 802-2001, IEEE Standard for Local and Metropolitan Area Networks: Overviewand Architecture, provides an overview to the family of IEEE 802 standards. It describes therelationship of IEEE 802 standards to the Open Systems Interconnection Basic Reference Model(ISO/IEC 7498-1:1994) and explains the relationship of these standards to the higher layerprotocols; it provides a standard for the structure of LAN MAC addresses; it provides a standard foridentification of public, private, prototype, and standard protocols; and it defines an object identifier hierarchy used within IEEE 802 for uniform allocation of object identifiers used in IEEE 802 standards.
Date of Publication :
Oct. 31 2013
Archived Unapproved Draft
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