Which of these would be the best description of MAC filtering?
A) Block malware downloaded from the Internet
B) Manage access to a wireless network
C) Allow or block network traffic based on operating system
D) Restrict browser access to a category of URLs
E) A firewall rule can allow or disallow certain traffic flows
F) I’m partial to an unfiltered MAC
The answer: B) Manage access to a wireless network
A MAC filter is commonly used in wireless network to manage physical device access to a network access point.
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Our SOHO routers include a myriad of settings, configuration options, and network selections. In this video, you’ll learn about options like MAC address filtering, wireless encryption options, port forwarding and port triggering, SSID, IP address management, DMZ ports, WPS, and quality of service configurations.