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Mac address and Ip address

by skel1977 / March 28, 2016 10:18 AM PDT

Can someone help me out?

Is destination mac address for a dhcp Discover packet, broadcast?
and if so is it the same for a destination IP address?
Would destination mac address for dhcp request be unicast and the same for Ip?

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That's 4 questions.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 28, 2016 10:27 AM PDT

Maybe, no, no and no.

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A mac address
by orlbuckeye / March 29, 2016 10:34 AM PDT

won't change but using DHCP the IP address does. Mac adress inindentify with the hardware and IP address in a networks adress. This is why when you purchase your own modem the ISP will connect using the mac address of the device.

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