Mapping Multicast Addresses to Layer 2 addresses

We know that when a packet is sent out into the network it must have a specify IP address as its destination address. For example, when we do a ping to find out whether a particular host is up or not, we specify the destination IP address alone and if it is the first time… Continue reading Mapping Multicast Addresses to Layer 2 addresses

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Future of Networking – IPv6

Internet Protocol is the principal communications protocol in the Internet protocol suite for transferring data across networks. Routing function enables inter-networking, and essentially establishes the Internet. Internet protocol version 4 in short IPv4 is most predominant protocol in the internet. IPv6 is an evolution of IPv4 and latest version of internet protocol. As with all… Continue reading Future of Networking – IPv6