Destination IP address

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by networkingnewbie, Oct 19, 2012.

  1. networkingnewbie


    Oct 10, 2012
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    This may sound like a silly question, but when Computer A sends a message to Computer B, how does computer A know what the IP address to send for Computer B? I know that Aap looks for the Mac address to store in the switches table; however, I am confused as to how Computer A would automatically know the IP address of B. I also don't see in the Ethernet Frame where the IP address of the destination IP address would be stored.
    networkingnewbie, Oct 19, 2012
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