What does MAC address stand for?

Written by Johan, published at Nov. 10, 2020, 2:22 p.m.

MAC address is a unique identifier for a physical network interface. MAC stands for Media Access Control, and are used in ethernet networks.

To be able to send traffic on an ethernet network, you must know the MAC address of the destination. This can be achieved using ARP in IPv4 networks.

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