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- Describe the Address Resolution Protocols (ARP) process

- What is a broadcast?

- What is a Reverse Address Resolution Protocol (RARP)?

- What is an ARP Request and an ARP Reply?

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1. Describe the ARP (Address Resolution Protocols) process?

ARP is a network layer protocol. It is used to convert the IP addresses into it's physical address a.k.a DLC address. For example an Ethernet address.

The APR generally uses a simple message format that contains the an address ...

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The solution provides the definition of ARP and explains broadcasting, ARP request and reply.