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types of layer 2 and 3 broadcasts

Hi all, can anyone tell me the types of layer 2 and 3 broadcasts on my lan ?

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Re: types of layer 2 and 3 broadcasts

Hi, your LAN will broadcast layer 2 arp request to resolve mac-address to IP address and locate hosts on switchports. Router don't forward broadcast packets but they will forward multicast traffic, routing protocols use muticast traffic to maintain active links and routing table updates. HTH

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