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LAB WEEK 3 Answers: Data-link connection identifier DLCI is a Layer 2 address that gets mapped to a Layer 3 IP address. PVC is a permanent virtual circuit—a Layer 2 connection created between endpoints through a Frame Relay cloud. There can be multiple PVCs per physical interface, allowing multiple point-to point connections or point-to-multipoint connections
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Question: Why would you want to map an IP address to a DLCI? Answers: When the router wants to send traffic to an IP address across a Frame Relay link, it needs to tell the frame switch which PVC the traffic should traverse. A frame switch drops any traffic it receives that has no DLCI in the header, because it has no way of determining how to route the data.
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Question: Is the DLCI mapped to the local IP address or the IP address at the other end of the PVC? Answer: The DLCI is mapped to the IP address at the remote end of the PVC. Question: Why is the
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