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Meaning of MEDIA ACCESS UNIT

 
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(MAU or Multistation Access Unit, MSAU) In a token ring network, a device to attach multiple network stations in a star topology, internally wired to connect the stations into a logical ring. The MAU contains relays to short out nonoperating stations. Multiple MAUs can be connected into a larger ring through their Ring In/Ring Out connectors.

 

 

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