otocol> (RARP) A {protocol} defined in {RFC

903} which provides the reverse function of ARP. RARP maps a hardware address (MAC address) to an IP address. It is used primarily by diskless nodes, when they first initialise, to find their IP address.

See also BOOTP.

Last updated: 1994-12-08

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otocol> (RARP) A {protocol} defined in {RFCress ({MAC address}) to an {IP address}.

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