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Re: MAC address spoofing - conflict?
From: penetrationtestmail () gmail com
Date: 28 Aug 2006 01:54:25 -0000

Thank you very much!

In other words:

If it is a hub (as most wireless APs are), you can have a duplicate MAC on the network as long as you set your own, 
different IP. Once you have different IPs, you will receive your own traffic, and the original client will receive 
theirs, as packets are routed using the IP address rather than the MAC address.

A switch, on the other hand, routes packets to clients using their MAC address rather than the IP address, so you're 
more likely to have problems in this situation - however, this hardly ever applies to APs, especially SOHO ones (as 
they are hubs).

Is that correct?

Thank you ;)

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