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Tutorial How the Internet (IPv4) works ... a simplistic overview

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Tutorial How the Internet (IPv4) works ... a simplistic overview

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How the Internet (IPv4) works ... a simplistic overview - The Internet enables computers to talk to each other across the world. How do they do it?

The Internet enables computers and devices to talk to each other across the world. To do this requires each device to be uniquely identifiable.

On the local network

Any device with a WiFi or LAN interface will have a unique MAC address that is hardcoded to each interface. The MAC address enables devices on the local network to identify each other but provides no way for devices from outside to access them.

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fredbert

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I wrote this for my family so that they might understand how one computer can connect to another. I'm 99.999% sure that no-one read it.
 

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