Layer 3 switch = Router (IMHO) esp in today's world. All layer 3 switches
that are routing packets using layer 3 addresses must follow RFC1812 etc.
Layer 2 switch != Router. They commonly do Ethernet stuff.
On Fri, 16 Mar 2001, Joe Touch wrote:
Harald Alvestrand wrote:
At 09:03 15/03/2001 +0800, huangjianbo wrote:
I am working on a paper on router, but one problem blocked my process.
is what's the differents between a switch and a router for the view of
As to the 3 Layer switch and router, both of them work as a distributor
based on the IP address. Just some small differents usage and
Of coourse, we disscuss this problem on the switch and router on the same
A router decrements the IP TTL field.
It should also not propagate broadcast IP packets (subnet or all 1's).
(Any other hard requirements?)