GATE | GATE-CS-2016 (Set 1) | Question 34

Which one of the following protocols is NOT used to resolve one form of address to another one?
(A) DNS

(B) ARP
(C) DHCP
(D) RARP


Answer: (C)

Explanation: DNS converts domains to IP. ARP converts IP to MAC. RARP converts MAC to IP.
So, all these three protocols are used to resolve one form of address to another one.

DHCP is used to assign IP dynamically which means- it doesn’t resolve addresses.
Therefore, (C) DHCP is Answer.

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