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ISRO | ISRO CS 2011 | Question 12
  • Last Updated : 10 May, 2018

The network protocol which is used to get MAC address of a node by providing IP address is
(A) SMTP
(B) ARP
(C) RIP
(D) BOOTP


Answer: (B)

Explanation: ARP i.e. Address Resolution Protocol is used to find the MAC address of a device using its IP address.
RARP i.e. Reverse Address Resolution Protocol is the viceversa case of ARP as it is a protocol by which a physical machine in a local area network can request to learn its IP address from a gateway server.

So, (B) is the correct option.

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