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Re: ARP requests on my net?



Edward Krack wrote:
>  Ed Greshko: 
> 
> Hello Ed
> 
>> I'm not sure how you came to that conclusion.  An ARP request/response
>> takes a very short time and generally happens only when the arp cache
>> expires for a given IP addresss.  The timeout is usually measured in
>> minutes.  If my memory is correct, it is only the ARP request for the
>> default gateway that happens periodically.
> 
> I googled and found this:
> 
> microsoft.com/resources/documentation/windows/xp/all/proddocs/en-us/arp.mspx?mfr=true

Very bad form...  giving MS references on a Linux list!!!

All that is is the "Windows" man page for arp.  Why not just type "man arp"?


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