Security+ Exam Prep Question of the Week

Access control within and between VLANs can often be managed through ACLs containing? [Select two]

  1. IP addresses
  2. FQDNs
  3. MAC addresses
  4. Protocol ports


The correct answers are 1 and 3.

A VLAN is created by a switch. A switch is traditionally a layer 2 device and the creation of VLANs is also a layer 2 operation. However, modern switches are typically multi-layer switches and are able to manage traffic (in relation to a VLAN or not) using MAC addresses at layer 2 or IP addresses at layer 3.

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