O'Reilly logo

Local Area High Speed Networks by Dr. Sidnie Feit

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Summary Points

  • A network-layer protocol consists of a network addressing plan plus a set of procedures that are carried out to deliver data to a destination network address.

  • A routed network can provide multiple paths to a destination.

  • A global network-layer address plan is hierarchical.

  • IP addresses that start with the same network and subnet numbers belong to the same LAN.

  • An IP system discovers the MAC address of a destination on its LAN by broadcasting an ARP message.

  • An IP datagram that is addressed to a destination that is not on the originator's LAN must be transmitted to a router.

  • A router performs a routing table lookup to determine the port through which a datagram should be forwarded. A new frame header and trailer must be wrapped around ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required