No it isn't the same and each are cleared independently. The arp cache is a layer3 database and used for a completely different purpose than the mac-address-table albeit complimentary. The arp cache provides the sending ip host with the mac address of the destination host and the sender builds the l2 frame with this info. Then when the frame gets to the switch, the switch benefits by having the mac address in the mac-address-table table so that it knows which specif port to forward the frame to instead of sending it out all ports the way a hub would.
We are pleased to announce availability of Beta software for 16.6.3.
16.6.3 will be the second rebuild on the 16.6 release train targeted
towards Catalyst 9500/9400/9300/3850/3650 switching platforms. We are
looking for early feedback from customers befor...
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