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RE: [K12OSN] Connection question - Server and Client



> A switch is a smart hub. A switch knows which ip is at which 
> cable and only forwards packets addressed to a certain ip to 
> the cable/machine that has that ip.

Actually a switch works at Layer 2 (Datalink Layer), which is MAC
addresses.  A switch knows nothing about IP addresses (well, except some
upper end switches).

- James





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