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Static Entry On Mac-address Tables

By elibend1985 ·
Tags: Networking
Hi ,

I really dont get the "idea" of adding static mac on ports on a switch ....
What is the purpose of this option ?

Thanks :)
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Re: MAC-address

by Kees_B Moderator In reply to Static Entry On Mac-addre ...

Can you tell where you found that idea?

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MacTable

by elibend1985 In reply to Re: MAC-address

Hi Kees_b
On a HP 1**0 for example :)

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Not enough detail so I'll guess

by rproffitt Moderator In reply to Static Entry On Mac-addre ...

The usual reason is security. Only the device (PC or other thing) with that MAC address would work on that port. Consumer grade switches don't do this but you left out detail so my short answer is security.

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