Internet Protocol Analysis/Link Layer/Quiz
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The Link layer is the
layer in the Internet Protocol Suite. It implements the communication protocol necessary for a host to link to
TCP/IP's layers are descriptions of operating scopes (application, host-to-host, network, link) and
detailed prescriptions of operating procedures, data semantics, or networking technologies.
Layering in TCP/IP is not a principal design criterion and in general is considered to be
The standard (IEEE 802) format for printing MAC-48 addresses in human-friendly form is
groups of two hexadecimal digits, separated by hyphens (-) or colons (:), in transmission order.
The IEEE expects the MAC-48 space to be exhausted no sooner than the year
If the least significant bit of the most significant octet of an address is set to 0 (zero), the frame is meant to reach
If the least significant bit of the most significant address octet is set to 1, the frame will still be sent only once; however, NICs will choose to accept it based on different criteria than a matching MAC address: for example, based on
Packets sent to the broadcast address,
, are received by all stations on a local area network.
Packets sent to a multicast address are received by all stations on a LAN that
Although intended to be a permanent and globally unique identification, it is possible to
the MAC address on most modern hardware.
An Organizationally Unique Identifier (OUI) is a 24-bit number purchased from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Incorporated (IEEE) Registration Authority and uniquely identifies
An Ethernet frame includes
Ethertype is a two-octet field used to indicate
A Token Ring frame includes
A Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) frame includes
An IEEE 802.11 frame includes
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