Switches store the MAC to port translation mapping in a table know as MAC table. It is also known as CAM table. What does CAM stand for?

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Content Addressable Memory
Control Access Media
Converged Address Memory
Control Address Memory

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Content Addressable Memory (CAM) is the store of the MAC addresses of devices on a Local Area Network (LAN). It is used in multilayer switching to quickly switch the path of frames to reach their destination (as provided by MAC address)


For more information, see: https://www.packet6.com/cam-table-fundamental-switch-operations/

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