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 communications protocol used for discovering the link layer address associated with a given IPv4 address, a critical function in Internet Protocol (IP) computer networks. ARP was defined in 1982 by RFC 826, which is Internet Standard STD 37.
ARP is used for mapping a network address (e.g. an IPv4 address) to a physical address like a MAC address. ARP has been implemented with many combinations of network and data link …