- A. provides local hosts with a default gateway address
- B. allows remote management of the switch
- C. allows the switch to respond to ARP requests between two hosts
- D. ensures that hosts on the same LAN can communicate with each other
Answer: Option B.
Switch is a layer 2 device and doesn’t use network layer for packet forwarding. The IP address may be used only for administrative purposes such as Telnet access or for network management purposes.