What Is Address Resolution Protocol?

What is ARP?

What is ARP? – Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) is a TCP/IP protocol that maps IP network addresses to the addresses (hardware addresses) used by a data link protocol. It operates as the interface between the OSI network layer and OSI Data link layer and is located below the network layer. An Ethernet network makes use of two hardware addresses that find the source and destination of each frame that Ethernet sends. The destination address can identify a broadcast packet, which will be sent to all connected computers. The hardware address…

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