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broadcast domain
« on: November 28, 2015, 03:21:49 AM »
Define broadcast domain.

It is a logical area in a computer network where any computer connected to the network can directly transmit to any other computer in the domain without having to go through a routing device.

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Re: broadcast domain
« Reply #1 on: December 11, 2015, 10:24:58 AM »
A broadcast domain is a logical part or division of a computer network.
In a broadcast domain, all the nodes can be reached via broadcast at the datalink layer.
Broadcast domains are located within a network or multi-network segment.
Multi-network segments require a bridge, such as the networking device.
A broadcast domain member can also be any device or computer that is directly connected to the same switch or repeater.
Networking devices, such as routers, are used to separate the boundaries of broadcast domains.