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1

a three-byte code that is assigned by IEEE to identify the vendor of a NIC

Organizationally Unique Identifier

2

a message that is sent from a single sender to a single recipient

Unicast

3

a message that is sent from a single sender to all recipients

broadcast

4

a message that is sent from a single sender to a group of recipients - more than one, but not all

multicast

5

a Layer 2 address that allows NICs to communicate with each other

physical

6

a Layer 3 address that identifies both the network and the specific host on that network

logical address

7

the process that is used to find a Layer 2 address when a Layer 3 address is known

address resolution protocol

8

a feature that detects the type of cable, and configures the interfaces to allow the connection

auto-MDIX

9

a switching method that receives the entire frame before forwarding

store-and-forward switching

10

a switching method that begins the forwarding process as soon as enough information has been received to make a forwarding decision

cut-through switching

11

a cut-through switching method that begins to forward data as soon as the destination address has been received

fast-forward switching

12

a cut-through switching method that begins to forward data after receipt of the first 64 bytes of a frame

fragment-free switching