I have a network topology like this:

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We know switch has MAC address table, but does the PC have MAC address table? I know PC have ARP table in Windows I can use arp -a display all the arp information of it.

if yes, how to show the MAC address table in Windows?


Unless your PC is configured as a bridge, it does not have a MAC address table.

Since the PC does not forward frames from one interface to another, it has no need for a MAC table.

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    PC has ARP table instead of MAC table. – NABEEL NASIR Mar 4 at 17:30
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    not really "instead". the ARP table is totally unrelated to the Mac address table of a switch. – JFL Apr 9 at 6:56

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