STD 37

RFC 826

Ethernet Address Resolution Protocol: Or Converting Network Protocol Addresses to 48.bit Ethernet Address for Transmission on Ethernet Hardware, November 1982

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RFC 5227, RFC 5494
D. Plummer

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The purpose of this RFC is to present a method of Converting Protocol Addresses (e.g., IP addresses) to Local Network Addresses (e.g., Ethernet addresses). This is an issue of general concern in the ARPA Internet Community at this time. The method proposed here is presented for your consideration and comment. This is not the specification of an Internet Standard.

For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.

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