What is the function of a gratuitous ARP sent by a networked device when it boots up?

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What is the function of a gratuitous ARP sent by a networked device when it boots up? 1Administrator Staff asked 5 months ago
What is the function of a gratuitous ARP sent by a networked device when it boots up?

  • to request the netbios name of the connected system
  • to request the MAC address of the DNS server
  • to request the IP address of the connected network
  • to advise connected devices of its MAC address

Explanation: A gratuitous ARP is often sent when a device first boots up to inform all other devices on the local network of the MAC address of the new device.

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