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3.3. Physical Addresses Connected: An Internet Encyclopedia
3.3. Physical Addresses

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3.3. Physical Addresses

3.3. Physical Addresses

As a further, textual convention in the MIB, the datatype

      PhysAddress ::=
          OCTET STRING

is introduced to represent media- or physical-level addresses.

The following objects are now defined in terms of PhysAddress:


It should be noted that this change has no effect on either the syntax nor semantics of these objects. The use of the PhysAddress notation is merely an artifact of the explanatory method used in MIB-II and future MIBs.

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