What is MDI (Medium Dependent Interface)?

A medium dependent interface (MDI) depicts the interface in a computer network from a physical layer execution to the actual medium used to convey the transmission. Information correspondence utilizes various media to communicate information, every one of which executes MDI in an unexpected way. MDI ports are exceptionally normal in satellite communication. MDI is an uplink port intended for associating distinctive network devices. It is used in utilized interface card (NIC) ports.