Translate

Image of RHCE Red Hat Certified Engineer Linux Study Guide (Exam RH302) (Certification Press)
Image of XSLT 2.0 and XPath 2.0 Programmer's Reference (Programmer to Programmer)
Image of Beginning Google Maps API 3
Image of Android Wireless Application Development

IPv4 Link Local Addresses in Fedora

A network link-local address is an address that is valid only for use within the network segment or the broadcast domain that a host is connected to. Link local addresses can be layer 2 or layer 3. For example, a 48-bit Ethernet MAC address is one form of a layer 2 link-local address. Link-local addresses are generally not guaranteed to be unique beyond a network segment. Because of this, layer 3 switches (routers) do not forward packets with layer 3 link-local addresses. For Layer 3 IPv4 link-local (IPv4LL) addresses, RFC3927 specifies the address block 169.254.0.0/16. Zero-configuration Networking (zeroconf) is a