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ARPA and APIPA?

Hi,

I want to know about the work of ARPA and APIPA ??

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Re: ARPA and APIPA?

Hello,

APIPA is basically used by Windows workstations to assign an IP to the

interface when the DHCP server is down.

http://compnetworking.about.com/cs/protocolsdhcp/g/bldef_apipa.htm

Here is a Microsoft document on how it works:

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa505918.aspx

ARPA is a Ethernet encapsulation technique.

http://www.cisco.com/warp/public/105/encheat.pdf

Hope this helps.

Regards,

NT

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Cisco Employee

Re: ARPA and APIPA?

Hello,

APIPA is basically used by Windows workstations to assign an IP to the

interface when the DHCP server is down.

http://compnetworking.about.com/cs/protocolsdhcp/g/bldef_apipa.htm

Here is a Microsoft document on how it works:

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa505918.aspx

ARPA is a Ethernet encapsulation technique.

http://www.cisco.com/warp/public/105/encheat.pdf

Hope this helps.

Regards,

NT

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