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IEEE/ISO/IEC 8802-A-2015

ISO/IEC/IEEE International Standard - Information technology --Telecommunications and information exchange between systems -- Local and metropolitan area networks -- Overview and Architecture

This standard provides an overview to the family of IEEE 802(R) standards. It describes the reference models for the IEEE 802 standards and explains the relationship of these standards to the higher layer protocols; it provides a standard for the structure of IEEE 802 MAC addresses; it provides a standard for identification of public, private, prototype, and standard protocols; it specifies an object identifier hierarchy used within IEEE 802 for uniform allocation of object identifiers used in IEEE 802 standards; and it specifies a method for higher layer protocol identification.

Sponsor Committee
C/LAN/MAN - LAN/MAN Standards Committee
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Status
Active Standard
History
Published:
2015-12-15

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IEEE Computer Society
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C/LAN/MAN - LAN/MAN Standards Committee
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