Tag: ARP

The Basics of a LAN and How Ethernet Switching Works

A LAN is simply a collection of devices constrained within a localized area. More specifically, in the context of 802.3 (Ethernet), the term LAN would be used to define any network using Ethernet for communication. We can also include wireless (802.11) into this as well. Ethernet switches play the biggest role in today‚Äôs LANs, and…
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What Is Proxy ARP? | Proxy ARP Example

What is Proxy ARP you ask? Simply put, Proxy ARP is when a server, router, etc. acts as a proxy for ARP requests.