Definitions for "Reverse Address Resolution Protocol"
Keywords:  rarp, arp, bootp, diskless, tcp
A protocol, defined in RFC 903, which provides the reverse function of ARP. RARP maps a hardware (MAC) address to an internet address. It is used primarily by diskless nodes when they first initialize to find their internet address. See also: Address Resolution Protocol, BOOTP, internet address, MAC address.
(RARP) A TCP/IP protocol governing the translation of a DLC (Data-Link Control) address to an IP (Internet Protocol) address.
TCP/IP protocol for finding IP addresses based on MAC addresses. See also ARP.
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