Briefly explain how host X obtains the MAC address of host Z. Describe how switch S handles the ARP request and response messages, and builds its switch table.

Figure 1: Switched network Consider the following switched network (Figure 1), where we have one Ethernet switch S, connecting three hosts, host Z on port 1, host X on port 2 and host H on port 3, as well as an IP router R (default router for the hosts) on port 0. These hosts lie […]