This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.
Unformatted text preview: Ethernet Frame – The bytes of data that flow in an Ethernet LAN, which begins with the Ethernet header, followed by data and ends with the Ethernet trailer. Ethernet LANs deliver Ethernet frames from one Ethernet device to another. Autonegotiation – A process defined by the IEEE so that nodes on the same Ethernet link can exchange messages for the purpose of choosing the best speed and duplex option that both nodes support. MAC Address – A data link layer address, 48 bits in length, usually written as 12 hexadecimal digits and used to represent different devices connected to LANs. MAC Address Table – On a LAN switch, a table of MAC addresses and local switch ports that the switch uses when making its decision of where to forward Ethernet frames that arrive at the switch. Unit 5 Assignment 2 Aaron Crawford NT1210...
View Full Document
- Spring '14
- ethernet frames, Ethernet LANs, IEEE Ethernet standard, particular Ethernet standard, IEEE Ethernet LAN