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1

What is ARP?

Address Resolution Protocol
Maps a MAC address to a corresponding IP address

2

How does ARP get a MAC address?

Broadcast

3

What is the windows command to see arp cache?

arp -a

4

What is the broadcast address for an ARP request?

ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff

5

How many bits is a MAC address?

48

6

When an ARP reply is sent, what cast is it?

Unicast

7

When a ping is sent to a computer for the first time, what process occurs?

An ARP request

8

What does a computer do to see what's inside a frame?

De-encapsulate

9

What happens to a frame when it is received?

It is de-encapsulated, if the frame is for that device is will de-encapsulate further, otherwise the frame will be re-written to the desired device

10

Why is a switch known as transparent?

They do not swap out addresses, they just forward based on a Layer 2 address