Basics of Switching

Basics of Switching

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A switch (or packet switch) is a Layer 2 network device that forwards Ethernet frames based on the destination media access control (MAC) address. A switch has RJ-45 ports for connection and the intelligence to read MAC addresses to make forwarding decisions. The purpose of the switch is to quickly and accurately forward frames toward the destination.

Vendor:
Global Knowledge
Posted:
05 Sep 2013
Published:
28 Jun 2013
Format:
PDF
Length:
10 Page(s)
Type:
White Paper
Language:
English
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