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Reverse Address Resolution Protocol
also called address translation and has 3 more synonyms

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  1. a Link layer networking protocol used by a host computer to obtain its IPv4 address given only its link-layer address (such as an Ethernet address)

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  2. described in IETF publication RFC 903

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  3. has been rendered obsolete by Bootstrap Protocol and the modern Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol, which both support a much greater feature set than RARP

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  4. requires one or more server hosts to maintain a database of mappings from Link Layer address to protocol address. MAC addresses needed to be individually configured on the servers by an administrator

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  5. limited, with respect to newer configuration protocols, to serving IP addresses only

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