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6. Gateways and Broadcasts Connected: An Internet Encyclopedia
6. Gateways and Broadcasts

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6. Gateways and Broadcasts

6. Gateways and Broadcasts

Most of the complexity in supporting broadcasts lies in gateways. If a gateway receives a directed broadcast for a network to which it is not connected, it simply forwards it using the usual mechanism. Otherwise, it must do some additional work.

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