Address Resolution Protocol


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Address Resolution Protocol

A protocol whereby a computer can determine the address of a network host when certain information (namely the host's Internet layer or network layer) is known. It was designed in 1982.
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Furthermore, on a blocked Ethernet interface, Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) times out after a default time of four hours, and no inbound or outbound traffic can be processed, including both IP and non-IP traffic such as IPX.
Like CounterPoint, the Wholepoint technology leverages Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) communications to protect networks in a way that does not require endpoint agents, signatures or in-line deployment.
Link layer manipulation is an umbrella term for several specific attacks, such as Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) Cache Poisoning, and Media Access Control (MAC) Flooding.
Specifically, the Adax implementation enables the transmission of IP datagrams and Inverse ATM Address Resolution Protocol (InATMARP) requests and replies over ATM Adaptation Layer 5 (AAL5).