When configuring a wireless access point, Alex, a network administrator, needs to determine the MAC address of a local printer. Which of the following commands would be MOST helpful in determining the MAC address?
The arp command display and modifies entries in the Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) table, which contains IP and MAC Addresses.
The Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) is a telecommunication protocol used for resolution of Internet layer addresses into link layer addresses, a critical function in computer networks. ARP was defined by RFC 826 in 1982, is Internet Standard STD 37, and is also the name of the program for manipulating these addresses in most operating systems.
ARP is used for mapping a network address (e.g. an IPv4 address) to a physical address like an Ethernet address (also …