Last Updated on November 15, 2020 by InfraExam
What is a function of the data plane of a network device?
- resolving MAC addresses
- building the routing table
- forwarding traffic flows
- sending information to the CPU for processing
Answers Explanation & Hints:
Networking devices operate in two planes; the data plane and the control plane. The control plane maintains Layer 2 and Layer 3 forwarding mechanisms using the CPU. The data plane forwards traffic flows.