DEFINITION

ARP (Address Resolution Protocol)

ARP is a communication protocol used to map IP addresses to MAC addresses within a local network. When a device wants to communicate with another device on the same network, it uses ARP to determine the MAC address associated with the IP address of the destination device. ARP helps in facilitating communication between devices within a local network.

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ARP (Address Resolution Protocol)

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