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frames addressed to a particular machine (ip, mac bbbb.bbbb.bbbb) are sent to certain devices in that VLAN. Unless that MAC address is a multicast address, it needs to be unique in its VLAN - "certain devices" should be "a certain device". [edit] You seem to be referring to devices attached to the right-hand Nexus - sorry ...


There shouldn't be any problem with attaching this but pay attention to "detail" as you need to lineup the plug to the inlet on the phone.


The mac address-table entries, however, are missing bbbb.bbbb.bbbb. That is how a self-learning bridge works: it learns the location of nodes by the frames' source addresses and then forwards frames by the destination address based on the learned table. If the node in question has never send a frame, the bridge/switch cannot know its location and ...

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