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  • 09.Apr.09
    ARP control and information network | fernape | (0)
    ARP is the protocol used to map IP to hardware addresses. This information is kept in a cache for some time (20 m. in the original implementation). The arp command can help you to know and control the ARP cache (This command is from a FreeBSD 7.1 box and it could differ in options or flags from your own version): $ arp -a ( at 00:13:f7:96:53:02 on re0 [ethernet] Shows all the entries in the arp cache. In my case, I know of my router IP and hardware address. $ arp -i re0 -a The same as the previous one but limiting the scope to ...