Questions tagged [switchport]

For questions about switchports on network devices. For instance, you want to configure a trunk on a router interface or you are wondering how you setup an interface on a switch for a server.

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How does a switchport learn a MAC address

I have a very basic question. How does a switch port learn a MAC address? In this scenario say a host is not trying to communicate with any one. It is just plugged in the switch port. Does the host ...
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Propagating Static MAC Addresses

I have a situation where I need to place a static MAC on a switch as the server in question does not generate any outbound traffic. This static MAC seems as if it will work for hosts on the same ...