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Old 6th April 2015
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The ARP protocol is used to map Ethernet addresses (MAC addresses) to IP addresses.

duplicate IP address -> two Ethernet devices have claimed ownership of the same IP address.

arp info overwritten -> an IP address has changed Ethernet addresses.


Edited to add: OpenBSD 5.2 ceased being supported on November 1, 2013.

Last edited by jggimi; 6th April 2015 at 02:59 PM. Reason: clarity, addtion
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