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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The fact that the tail circuit to your CEO's house is noisy, that the switches are having ARP (address resolution protocol) failures, and that routing (or filters) somehow refuses to let your CEO reach the same application doesn't show up.
The following broadcast protocols are large consumers of bandwidth and they should be configured so they are limited to the subnetworks where they originate: Address Resolution Protocol (ARP), Reverse Address Resolution Protocol (RARP), and Boot Protocol (BOOTP).
Transport of classical IP, ARP (Address Resolution Protocol) and InARP (Inverse Address Resolution Protocol) packets over ATM AAL 5 is specified in an environment configured as the Logic IP Subnetwork (LIS) [15].
The vulnerabilities include spanning tree, VLAN tags, DHCP, the address resolution protocol, IPv6 neighbor discovery, and the hot standby routing protocol.