What will Switch-1 do with this data?

Refer to the exhibit.

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Switch-1 needs to send data to a host with a MAC address of 00b0.d056.efa4.
What will Switch-1 do with this data?

A.  Switch-1 will drop the data because it does not have an entry for that MAC address.
B.  Switch-1 will forward the data to its default gateway.
C.  Switch-1 will flood the data out all of its ports except the port from which the data originated.
D.  Switch-1 will send an ARP request out all its ports except the port from which the data originated.

Answer: C. Switch-1 will flood the data out all of its ports except the port from which the data originated.


Explanation:

When a switch received a frame it will check the destination mac-address of frame with its mac-address-table. If that particular mac-address found, then data will send to the interface where that mac-address associated. But if no interface is associated with that mac-address, then it will broadcast the frame to all ports with in the source interface vlan and trunk interfaces.

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