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1.3 Bridging

MTU 101

MTU stands for Maximum Transmission Unit. This is the amount of data that can be transmitted by one protocol. MTU is used at every layer of the OSI stack, but it’s value is closely related to the layer/protocol. 1. On a router 1.1 Layer 2 – mtu On a router, …

Bridging on a router

1. Bridging Transparent Bridging is the default operational mode of switches. They bridge between interfaces and switch between them without modifying any data in the frames. Routing is the default operation mode of routers. They route between interfaces, and when doing this they modify the packets (Source and Destination MAC, …