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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MAC_address

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 used as a network address for most IEEE 802 network ...

www.howtogeek.com/169540/what-exactly-is-a-mac-address-used-for

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.

superuser.com/questions/623511/what-is-the-exact-use-of-a-mac-address/623516

There is a special protocol ARP (address resolution protocol) that is used for that. Once the sender has retrieved the MAC address of the next hop, he writes that ...

www.quora.com/What-is-the-difference-between-IP-address-and-MAC-address-and-how-they-are-used

Large, flat address spaces don't scale up for routing in computer networking; ... Originally Answered: Why couldn't MAC addresses be used instead of IPv4 or ...

whatismyipaddress.com/mac-address

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.

www.lifewire.com/introduction-to-mac-addresses-817937

Feb 24, 2017 ... The Media Access Control (MAC) address is a binary number used to uniquely identify computer network adapters. These numbers (sometimes ...

people.richland.edu/dkirby/141macaddress.htm

In computer networking, the Media Access Control (MAC) address is every bit as ... The method used to find a MAC address depends on the type of network ...

www.cleverfiles.com/howto/need-know-mac-address

Sep 4, 2017 ... MAC stands for Media Access Control. It is a unique identifier for network interfaces. It is used as a network address for most IEEE 802 network ...

www.fixedbyvonnie.com/2014/09/mac-addresses-ip-addresses

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 ?