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How to recognise a Broadcast MAC address application?

The MAC address FF:FF:FF:FF:FF:FF is a special one reserved for broadcast messaging. The frames which are routed to such address are supposed to reach all the hosts connected to the network.

Broadcast MAC address

Here are some common applications of the broadcast address. They strictly depend on the EtherType field.

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