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access port on switch

By rajshekar455 ·
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Host1 ----> (1/0)CiscoSW1(1/1) ------> Host2
(eth1) Vlan4 Vlan4 (eth1)
AccessPort AccessPort


CiscoSW1 :
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Port 1/0 and 1/1 configured as access ports with vlan 4

"""did not mention in the diagram but there are 10 different hosts (HOST3-12) which are in different vlans(20-29) are connected to switch.""""

All these ports are access ports on switch.

HOST1 and HOST2 :
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Host1(eth1) : ip address 10.2.3.4/24 (vlan unaware port)
Host2(eth1) : ip address 10.2.3.5/24 (vlan unaware port)

Below is my doubt :
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1. Host1 is sending untagged packet to Host2 via CiscoSwitch(Access Port) .
2. Siwtch does not find the Destination Mac address entry in "MAC TABLE" so
it has to broadcast.
3. My doubt is , broadcast packet goes only to HOST2 or it goes to all HOSTS
connected to switch.
Can anyone explain me briefly.

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by CharlieSpencer In reply to access port on switch

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