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5.5] What are functional addresses? (Token Ring Data Link Layer)




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This article is from the Token Ring FAQ, by James Messer James@NetworkUptime.com with numerous contributions by others.

5.5] What are functional addresses? (Token Ring Data Link Layer)

Functional addresses are assigned by the token ring specification to
allow for communication to functional devices. Some devices include:

            Device                       Functional Address
            ------                       ------------------
            Active Monitor               C0 00 00 00 00 01
            Ring Parameter Server        C0 00 00 00 00 02
            Ring Error Monitor           C0 00 00 00 00 08
            Configuration Report Server  C0 00 00 00 00 10
            Source Route Bridge          C0 00 00 00 01 00

 

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