Reverse Address Resolution Protocol (RARP)

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What is Reverse Address Resolution Protocol (RARP)?

Reverse Address Resolution Protocol (RARP) is a protocol where a physical machine in a local area network (LAN) can request to learn its IP address from a gateway server’s Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) table or cache. When a new machine is set up, its RARP client program requests from the RARP server on the router to be sent its IP address.

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