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Postby Pawan » Thu Jun 20, 2013 3:23 am

What does switch do when it first start in netowrk ?
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Re: switching

Postby neontangent » Thu Jul 24, 2014 12:08 pm

There are some subtle technological differences between bridging and
switching. Switches usually have a higher port-density, and can perform
forwarding decisions at wire speed, due to specialized hardware circuits
called ASICs (Application-Specific Integrated Circuits). Otherwise,
bridges and switches are nearly identical in function.
Ethernet switches build MAC address tables through a dynamic learning
process. A switch behaves much like a hub when first powered on. The
switch will flood every frame, including unicasts, out everyport but the
originating port.
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Re: switching

Postby anand » Mon Nov 10, 2014 10:39 am

Switch ports participating in STP progress through five port states:
Blocking
Listening
Learning
Forwarding
Disabled
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Re: switching

Postby ushapatel » Tue Mar 28, 2017 4:11 pm

neontangent wrote:There are some subtle technological differences between bridging and
switching. Switches usually have a higher port-density, and can perform
forwarding decisions at wire speed, due to specialized hardware circuits
called ASICs (Application-Specific Integrated Circuits). Otherwise,
bridges and switches are nearly identical in function.
Ethernet switches build MAC address tables through a dynamic learning
process. A switch behaves much like a hub when first powered on. The
switch will flood every frame, including unicasts, out everyport but the
originating port.


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