ARP requests on my net?

Mike McCarty Mike.McCarty at sbcglobal.net
Wed Apr 5 02:02:28 UTC 2006


Ed Greshko wrote:
> Edward Krack wrote:
> 
>> Edward Krack: 
>>
>>
>>>It has to know where to go. Can you drive cross country
>>>without a road map?
>>
>>Users computer types in a URL to browse the net.
>>Users computer is config to use DNS server to resolve the
>>the name in the URL to an IP address.
>>TCP/IP uses ARP.
>>Host found. Session established.
> 
> 
> You are confusing ARP and DNS.
 >
> ARP is *only* used to determine MAC addresses.  MAC addresses are *only*
> used within a subnet.

Thank you. I thought I was beginning to lose my mind,
or had completely missed the boat on TCP/IP.

[snip]

Mike
-- 
p="p=%c%s%c;main(){printf(p,34,p,34);}";main(){printf(p,34,p,34);}
This message made from 100% recycled bits.
You have found the bank of Larn.
I can explain it for you, but I can't understand it for you.
I speak only for myself, and I am unanimous in that!




More information about the users mailing list