Internet Video Series, Part 2
Episode 18, Segment 06 of 06
Modern networks include an automated mechanism by which computers can learn the Ethernet address associated with an IP address on the local network. The mechanism relies on a simple Ethernet broadcast and response dialog, and is completely automated. Unless the ARP system of your local network is explicitly attacked by a hostile insider, you should never need to reinstall or configure it.
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