A media access control address (MAC address) of a computer is a unique
identifier assigned to network interfaces for communications at the data link layer
of a network segment. MAC addresses are use...
Sep 3, 2013 ... Every piece of hardware on your local network has a MAC address in addition to
the IP address assigned to it by the local router or server.
Oct 5, 2016 ... The Media Access Control (MAC) address is a binary number used to uniquely
identify computer network adapters. These numbers (sometimes ...
The Media Access Control address is a 48-bit or 64-bit address associated with a
network adapter that comes in two types: UAA and LAA.
Jan 21, 2016 ... A MAC address and your IP address are both key components to ... MAC
addresses are typically used only to direct packets from one device to ...
Sep 17, 2014 ... Why do computers have both physical, MAC addresses and also IP addresses?
.... Why only MAC is used to transfer the packet to a device ?
MAC addresses are almost always only used "internally" (between you and your
immediate gateway). They really don't make it to the outside ...
The MAC address is the hardware address. If I send a packet to an IP address, at
the ... You should see a some sort of DNS request then followed by an ARP
request (if using IPv4 ... otherwise Neighbor Discovery is used).
I recently found that packets are encapsulated within ethernet frames. ... IP
packets aren't always encapsulated in Ethernet frames. There are ...
What is the broadcast address used for? ... MAC addresses are difficult to
remember so we use IP addresses, which are more friendly, but not as friendly as