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When a host sends a packet that is destined to the broadcast address of a different network than the one to which the host is connected, we call that a directed broadcast, and the source host has no idea that it is a broadcast address because the source host does not know the mask on the destination address. In other words, the sending host only broadcasts ...


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this is me 4 mins later! to anyone who has the same question! I got you covered! When a device that is not directly connected to the destination network forwards an IP directed broadcast. that packet will travel through all and every router to find its destination! and when it reaches the router that has the entry of the destination network in it's routing ...


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