When preparing for any Network Certification Exam, one of the first topics that you’ll learn about are Access Control Lists (ACLs). Every document or Certification-related book I’ve ever read introduces students to ACLs from the perspective of IPv4 Access-Lists. Sometimes MAC Access-Lists are also mentioned briefly, but only to let the reader know they exist as another type of ACL. Rarely are any details given about how MAC ACLs actually work, or what their significant limitations are.
You have just been given a shiny, new router to configure. As part of the configuration, you are asked to configure an outbound access list which will only permit traffic through to specific destinations. Here are the requirements that you are given for your access-list: Match (and permit) the following destinations using an access-list. Your access list should use the fewest number of lines, and should not overlap any other address space. Anything within the 10.0.0.0/8 address space....