which mode is an Ethernet card configured to pass all Ethernet frames up the protocol stack (inbound) regardless of the Ethernet frame destination MAC address?

When analyzing network traffic in a fault analysis situation, a workstation Ethernet card is sending ALL frames up the stack (inbound), not just those that contain broadcast and its own Ethernet address. In which mode is an Ethernet card configured to pass all Ethernet frames up the protocol stack (inbound) regardless of the Ethernet frame destination MAC address?

A.
Point-to-Point

B.
PointCard Mode

C.
Prominent Mode

D.
Profligate Mode

E.
Promiscuous Mode

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One Response to “which mode is an Ethernet card configured to pass all Ethernet frames up the protocol stack (inbound) regardless of the Ethernet frame destination MAC address?”

  1. mr_tienvu says:

    I agree with the answer. E

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