Which one of the following best describes how a switch processes the traffic, if the switch does not have the MAC address of an endpoint in the MAC address table, and it receives a frame that is destined for that device?

Which one of the following best describes how a switch processes the traffic, if the switch does not have the MAC address of an endpoint in the MAC address table, and it receives a frame that is destined for that device?

Question:

Which one of the following best describes how a switch processes the traffic, if the switch does not have the MAC address of an endpoint in the MAC address table, and it receives a frame that is destined for that device?

Options:

It will flood the frame out all ports, except the one that it arrived on within the VLAN.

It will forward the frame back out the interface that it came in through.

It will drop the frame, because it does not know where to forward it.

It will be sent to all multicast listeners, hoping to find its destination host

Correct Answer

The Correct Answer for this Question is

It will flood the frame out all ports, except the one that it arrived on within the VLAN.

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