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There is unrelieved chaos on the network preceded by an ARP storm like unto the tornado that took out the St. Louis airport a couple of days ago. By clicking "Post Your Answer", you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of service , privacy policy and cookie policy , and that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

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What happens if two computers have the same MAC? Ask Question. Josh Josh 28 1 1 3.

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I don't think this is a duplicate. The question it alleges to be a duplicate off just asks if there is a problem, not what will happen. And so many answers to that question including the accepted one just say yes there will be a problem don't do it, and don't explain details. Turbo J Turbo J 2 8. So will the two computers with dupe MACs have any trouble sending data out or will that be normal. This is not a good thing and is going to create problems.

Both hosts should be able to send data but the return data is going to be problematic. This is not a situation you want to try and make work. Many years ago with cable broadband you had to clone your NIC to the modem and that didnt matter because the MAC is an external physical address and not used in the local host network so there is no conflict to begin with bit off topic I know but wanted to address the errors in the above answers apart from Joe qwerty that is.

Rich Rich 11 1. What to do? Anything but that. Pete Wilson Pete Wilson 1. If you ignore all the hyperbole in your answer it seems like you are just saying 'I don't know'. The question was: The answer was and is: The network will crash. Nothing will work on that network. Things will deteriorate. Traffic will come to a halt. Speaking of hyperbole, just try it and then listen to what the net admin has to say.

Does that sound to you like "I don't know? I believe Zordache was pointing out that your "answer" started with 3 questions. Network chaos is a little over the top. The most I see happening is communication to and from the hosts with the duplicate MAC address being borked.


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I'm doubtful that other network communication is going to be affected at all. I think I hear the sound of one hand clapping Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Sign up using Facebook.

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Post Your Answer Discard By clicking "Post Your Answer", you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of service , privacy policy and cookie policy , and that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Linked 3. Browse Search. Ask a question. User profile for user: Mac OS X Speciality level out of ten: On MSWin, there's an easy interface to do this either as a secondary address or as a list of additional addresses depending on whether you're on a laptop or not.

I've managed to create a VLAN, but that still doesn't allow me to connect to one of the other machines that have an address in the cited range.

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My iMac has 2 IP addresses. I can address my iMac using either IP address. View answer in context. Loading page content. I'm a bit flabbergasted: I never had any problems setting this kind of thing up before: Reply Helpful Thread reply - more options Link to this Post. I still manage to connect to my own secondary IP address only At least, I've always been able to do without.


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