Ethernet Switches & Routers

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Occasional Contributor
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Registered: ‎09-13-2011

what does bia stand for

in sh int e 2/1

GigabitEthernet2/1 is up. line protocol is up

Hardware is GigabitEthernet, address is 0012.f277.8f00 (bia 0012.f277.8f20)

What does bia stand for and what does it mean.

When I monitor e 2/1 I see two syn in my capture one originating mac 8f00 and one 8f2b for the same tcp session.

Occasional Contributor
Posts: 8
Registered: ‎09-13-2011

Re: what does bia stand for

Bia stands for Burned in Address, this is the actual mac address which belongs to the Ethernet interface.

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