What is Switch In Computer Networking

Switch is a center device used to connect multiple computer each other for sharing data information. Switch is a intelligence device it is up gradation of bridge. Switch work on the Data Link layer of the OSI Model on the basis of the MAC address. Switch can run in full-duplex mode. switch automatically create MAC table itself. whenever  any PC connect with switch then  MAC address of PC updated in the MAC table of switch.
switch in Networking

Switch In Computer Networking


Its a full duplex device, Switch is used to filter and forward packet on the Network. It has advance feature comparison to Hub because hub is not filter packet. 

There are two Type of Switch 

1.  Layer 2 Switch
3.  Layer 3 Switch
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See also:  Mac address,  OSI model
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Rakesh Kumar
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