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.
Because MAC addresses are historically designed to be flat but IP addresses
have structure. ... Which protocol is used to find MAC address of a Given IP
address? Is there any relation between mac address and mac layer? Erik Fair,
A MAC address is a unique identifier assigned to network hardware interfaces for
communicating on the physical network such as Ethernet.
MAC addresses are almost always only used "internally" (between you and your
immediate gateway). They really don't make it to the outside ...
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 ?
Sep 22, 2013 ... MAC addresses and IP addresses operate on different layers of the internet
protocol suite. MAC addresses are used to identify machines within ...
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 ...
Jul 24, 2008 ... 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 ...