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multiple protocol interface (MPI)

The Multiple Protocol Interface(MPI) forms the upper part of the Link Support Layer (LSL) of the Open Datalink Interface( ODI) and supports LAN drivers.

However, the designation Multiple Protocol Interface (MPI) is also generally used for interfaces via which different protocols can be transmitted. For example, for RS-232-C or RS-422A or for Ethernet connections to hosts.

Englisch: multiple protocol interface - MPI
Updated at: 19.11.2020
#Words: 59
Links: link support layer (ODI) (LSL), open datalink interface (Novell) (ODI), local area network (LAN), vertical interconnect access (PCB) (via), RS-232-C
Translations: DE

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