Manual page for arp(1M)
arp - address resolution display and control
program displays and modifies the
Internet-to-Ethernet address translation
tables used by the address resolution protocol
With no flags, the program displays the current
The host may be specified by name or by number,
using Internet dot notation.
Display all of the current
The definition for the flags in the table are:
Publish; includes IP address for the machine and the addresses that have
explicitly been added by the -s option. ARP will respond to ARP requests
for this address.
Static; not learned for the ARP protocol.
Unresolved; waiting for ARP response.
Mapping; only used for the multicast entry for
Delete an entry for the host called
This option may only be used by the super-user.
Read the file named
and set multiple entries in the
in the file should be of the form
for argument definitions).
entry for the host called
with the Ethernet address
The Ethernet address is given as six hexadecimal bytes separated by colons.
The entry will be permanent unless the word
is given in the command.
If the word
is given, the entry will be published. For instance,
this system will respond to
even though the hostname is not its own.
indicates that trailer encapsulations may be sent to this host.
can be used for a limited form of proxy
when a host on one of the directly attached networks is not
physically present on the subnet.
Another machine can then be configured to respond to
This is useful in
Created by unroff & hp-tools.
© by Hans-Peter Bischof. All Rights Reserved (1997).
Last modified 21/April/97