Difference Between Layer 3 Switching and Routing Layer 3 switches tend to have packet switching throughputs in the millions of packets per second (pps), while traditional general-purpose routers…

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Packet Manipulation at Layer 3 How does Layer 3 switching differ from Layer 2 switching? Layer 3 switching requires rewriting the packet. This implies decrementing the TTL field,…

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Recently, the industry has been bombarded with terminology such as Layer 3 switching, Layer 4 switching, multilayer switching, routing switches, switching routers, and gigabit routers. This “techno-jargon” can…

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