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Define and explain RARP?

Asked by: shruthidas | Member Since Feb-2008 | Asked on: Feb 14th, 2008

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hanumanchary

Answered On : Feb 18th, 2008

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RARP is Reverse Address Resolution Protocol. This protocol resolves IP address to MAC address. To initialize the use of internet addressing on an Ethernet or other network that uses its own MAC. It allows host to communicate with other host when only the internet address of his neighbours is known. Before using IP, host sends a broad cost ARP request containing the internet address of desired destination system.

  
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