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How to recognise an IEEE 802.1X MAC address application?

IEEE 802.1X is part of the IEEE 802.1 group of networking protocols which defines standards for passing data across wired or wireless networks.


Range or Prefix Application Notes
01:0C:CD:01:00:00 - 01:0C:CD:01:01:FF IEC 61850-8-1 GOOSE Type 1/1A EtherType is 0x88B8
01:0C:CD:02:00:00 - 01:0C:CD:02:01:FF GSSE (IEC 61850 8-1) EtherType is 0x88B9
01:0C:CD:04:00:00 - 01:0C:CD:04:01:FF Multicast sampled values (IEC 61850 8-1) EtherType is 0x88BA
01:1B:19:00:00:00 General group address An 802.1Q VLAN Bridge would forward the frame unchanged.
01:1B:19:00:00:00 Precision Time Protocol (PTP) version 2 over Ethernet EtherType is 0x88F7
01:80:C2:00:00:00 Bridge Group address Nearest Customer Bridge group address
01:80:C2:00:00:00 Spanning Tree Protocol (for bridges) IEEE 802.1D EtherType is 0x0802
01:80:C2:00:00:00 Link Layer Discovery Protocol EtherType is 0x88CC
01:80:C2:00:00:00 - 01:80:C2:00:00:0F The initial bridging/link protocols block
01:80:C2:00:00:00 - 01:80:C2:00:00:0F IEEE 802.1D MAC Bridge Filtered MAC Group Addresses
01:80:C2:00:00:00 - 01:80:C2:00:00:0F IEEE Pause, 802.3x
01:80:C2:00:00:0A Reserved for future standardization
01:80:C2:00:00:0B EDE-SS PEP Address
01:80:C2:00:00:0C Reserved for future standardization
01:80:C2:00:00:0D Provider Bridge MVRP address
01:80:C2:00:00:0E Individual LAN Scope group address It is intended that no IEEE 802.1 relay device will be defined that will forward frames that carry this destination address
01:80:C2:00:00:0E Nearest Bridge group address
01:80:C2:00:00:0E Link Layer Discovery Protocol EtherType is 0x88CC
01:80:C2:00:00:0E Precision Time Protocol (PTP) version 2 over Ethernet EtherType is 0x88F7
01:80:C2:00:00:01 IEEE MAC-specific Control Protocols group address
01:80:C2:00:00:01 Ethernet flow control (Pause frame) IEEE 802.3x EtherType is 0x8808
01:80:C2:00:00:1A Generic Address for All Agent Stations
01:80:C2:00:00:1B All Multicast Capable End Systems address
01:80:C2:00:00:1C All Multicast Announcements address
01:80:C2:00:00:1D All Multicast Capable Intermediate Systems address
01:80:C2:00:00:1E All DTR Concentrators MAC group address
01:80:C2:00:00:1F EDE-CC PEP Address
01:80:C2:00:00:01 - 01:80:C2:00:00:0F 802.1 alternate Spanning multicast EtherType is 0x0802
01:80:C2:00:00:02 Ethernet OAM Protocol IEEE 802.3ah (also known as "slow protocols") EtherType is 0x8809
01:80:C2:00:00:03 Nearest non-TPMR Bridge group address IEEE Std 802.1X PAE address
01:80:C2:00:00:03 Link Layer Discovery Protocol EtherType is 0x88CC
01:80:C2:00:00:04 IEEE MAC-specific Control Protocols group address
01:80:C2:00:00:05 Reserved for future standardization
01:80:C2:00:00:06 Reserved for future standardization
01:80:C2:00:00:07 MEF Forum ELMI protocol group address
01:80:C2:00:00:08 Provider Bridge group address
01:80:C2:00:00:08 Spanning Tree Protocol (for provider bridges) IEEE 802.1ad EtherType is 0x0802
01:80:C2:00:00:09 Reserved for future standardization
01:80:C2:00:00:10 All LANs Bridge Management group address (deprecated)
01:80:C2:00:00:10 Bridge Management EtherType is 0x0802
01:80:C2:00:00:11 Load Server generic address
01:80:C2:00:00:11 Load Server EtherType is 0x0802
01:80:C2:00:00:12 Loadable Device generic address
01:80:C2:00:00:12 Loadable Device EtherType is 0x0802
01:80:C2:00:00:13 Transmission of IEEE 1905.1 control packets
01:80:C2:00:00:14 All Level 1 Intermediate Systems address
01:80:C2:00:00:14 OSI Route level 1 (within area) EtherType is 0x0802
01:80:C2:00:00:15 All Level 2 Intermediate Systems address
01:80:C2:00:00:15 OSI Route level 2 (between area) EtherType is 0x0802
01:80:C2:00:00:16 All CONS End Systems address
01:80:C2:00:00:17 All CONS SNARES address
01:80:C2:00:00:18 Generic address for All Manager Stations
01:80:C2:00:00:19 Groupcast with retries (GCR) MAC group address
01:80:C2:00:00:20 - 01:80:C2:00:00:2F Reserved for use by Multiple Registration Protocol (MRP) applications
01:80:C2:00:00:21 GARP VLAN Registration Protocol (also known as IEEE 802.1q GVRP) EtherType is 0x88f5
01:80:C2:00:00:30 - 01:80:C2:00:00:3F Destination group MAC addresses for CCM and Linktrace messages
01:80:C2:00:00:30 - 01:80:C2:00:00:3F Ethernet CFM Protocol IEEE 802.1ag EtherType is 0x8902
01:80:C2:00:00:50 - 01:80:C2:00:00:FF Unassigned standard group MAC address
01:80:C2:00:01:00 Ring Management Directed Beacon multicast address
01:80:C2:00:01:00 FDDI RMT Directed Beacon EtherType is 0x0802
01:80:C2:00:01:01 - 01:80:C2:00:01:0F Assigned to ISO/IEC JTC1/SC25 for future use
01:80:C2:00:01:10 Status Report Frame Status Report Protocol multicast address
01:80:C2:00:01:10 FDDI status report frame EtherType is 0x0802
01:80:C2:00:01:11 - 01:80:C2:00:01:1F Assigned to ISO/IEC JTC1/SC25 for future use
01:80:C2:00:01:20 All FDDI Concentrator MACs
01:80:C2:00:01:21 - 01:80:C2:00:01:2F Assigned to ISO/IEC JTC1/SC25 for future use
01:80:C2:00:01:30 Synchronous Bandwidth Allocation address
01:80:C2:00:01:31 - 01:80:C2:00:01:FF Assigned to ISO/IEC JTC1/SC25 for future use
01:80:C2:00:02:00 - 01:80:C2:00:02:FF Assigned to ETSI for future use
01:80:C2:00:03:00 - 01:80:C2:FF-FF-FF Unassigned standard group MAC address
09:00:4C:00:00:00 BICC 802.1 management EtherType is 0x0802
09:00:4C:00:00:0C BICC Remote bridge STA 802.1(D) Rev8 EtherType is 0x0802
09:00:4C:00:00:02 BICC 802.1 management EtherType is 0x0802
09:00:4C:00:00:06 BICC Local bridge STA 802.1(D) Rev6 EtherType is 0x0802
33:33:00:00:00:00 - 33:33:FF:FF:FF:FF IPv6 multicast EtherType is 0x86DD


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