QUESTION 1  What is the difference between IP address and the MAC (the physical) address?

QUESTION 2   We use ipconfig /all  while investigating a computer’s IP address and MC address.  MC address usually listed as physical address,  

Press the Windows Start key to open the Start screen.

Type cmd and press Enter to launch the command prompt.

Type ipconfig /all at the command prompt to check the network card settings.

The MAC address and IP address are listed under the appropriate adapter as Physical Address and IPv4 Address.

Assuming that your have followed the steps and have your computer’s IP address and MC address  while you are in your home network.  What happens if you bring your laptop to another place (like, a Coffee shop) and do the same Network Troubleshooting exercise (ipconfig /all)? Do you think you would get the same results or not? Explain your answer.

Your answers should be related to given case. Cannot be generic.



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