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Re: [SLUG] RARP [On Topic] no blasts....
- To: Aaron Binns <abinns@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] RARP [On Topic] no blasts....
- From: DaZZa <dazza@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed Oct 25 15:23:48 2000
- Cc: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
On Wed, 25 Oct 2000, Aaron Binns wrote:
> What is RARP? I havent even heard of this one before...
You know what ARP is, right? A metyhod used to find out the MAC address of
a particular NIC from its IP address?
RARP is the reverse of this process. A method by which a workstation can
find out its IP address when it only knows its MAC address.
It's used usually for diskless workstations.