Chapter 24

Address Resolution


Upon completion of this chapter, you will be able to answer the following question:

  • What is the purpose of ARP?

Key Terms

This chapter uses the following key terms. You can find the definitions in the Glossary.

ARP cache

ARP table

Introduction (24.0)

Webster here again! I have another friend to introduce to you, Olcay, an IT professional at a power company in Türkiye. She is mentoring a new hire named Abay. Abay will be shadowing Olcay for the next month to become more proficient in networking in the power company. Olcay asks Abay what he knows about address resolution. Abay responds that he knows that for a host to send a packet to another host on the same local IPv4 network, the source host must ...

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