Base radio MAC vs ethernet mac

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May 31st, 2007

Someone please shed the light or point me to a doc explaining the difference between a base radio mac address and an ethernet mac address on an AP?


thanks.

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mark.j.hodge about 9 years 8 months ago

A Cisco access point acts as a bridge, therefore it has to ( sometimes three # )interfaces;


Ethernet address connected to the switch


Radio adress for the clients to associate with.



# If the access point has an 802.11a radio it has a different address to the 802.11b/g radio


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mark.j.hodge Mon, 06/04/2007 - 07:02

A Cisco access point acts as a bridge, therefore it has to ( sometimes three # )interfaces;


Ethernet address connected to the switch


Radio adress for the clients to associate with.



# If the access point has an 802.11a radio it has a different address to the 802.11b/g radio


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