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what is brodcastdomian? give example
Asked by Akshay Arun Fadte | Jan 22, 2015 |  Reply now
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View Minakshi Sondule Sondule 's Profile
A broadcast domain is a logical division of a computer network, in which all nodes can reach each other by broadcast at the data link layer. A broadcast domain can be within the same LAN segment or it can be bridged to other LAN segments.

In terms of current popular technologies, any computer connected to the same Ethernet repeater or switch is a member of the same broadcast domain. Further, any computer connected to the same set of inter-connected switches/repeaters is a member of the same broadcast domain. Routers and other higher-layer devices form boundaries between broadcast domains.

This is as compared to a collision domain, which would be all nodes on the same set of inter-connected repeaters, divided by switches and learning bridges. Collision domains are generally smaller than, and contained within, broadcast domains.

While some layer two network devices are able to divide the collision domains, broadcast domains are only divided by layer 3 network devices such as routers or layer 3 switches. Separating VLANs divides broadcast domains as well.

Nov 4, 2018
View harsha vardhana 's Profile
boradcast domain is how long the data can travel until saturating the entire network.

ie if there are two computers connected to a switch and if one computer sends a message to another computer, the message will be sent to all the ports on the switch until no more ports are left and the computer which receives the message will replay back
Jan 5, 2016