Networking

What is MAC Address?

MAC ( Media Access Control) is also know as Physical Address or Hardware Address or Burnt-in-Address. In network device MAC address is present on NIC (Network Interface card). It is globally unique; it means two devices cannot have the same MAC address. It is represented in a hexadecimal format on each device, such as 00:0a:95:9d:67:16. It …

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What is a Switch in a network?

Switch is a networking device which connects multiple computers/network device together. Switch maintains the MAC address of the devices connected to it. When we send data(packets) from one network device to other network device via switch then the data(packets) will receive only by the receiver network device. Switch do not broadcast receiver’s data to each …

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