MS-DOS Commands :: arp
Warning: This command is for advanced users only!
Displays and modifies the IP-to-Physical address translation tables used by address resolution protocol (ARP).
The following examples demonstrate some of the more useful options of the arp command. For the complet list of options, type
arp /?or help arp
Displays the internet address and physical address (MAC) of all the network adapters.
Displays and modifies the IP-to-Physical address translation tables used by address resolution protocol (ARP). ARP -s inet_addr eth_addr [if_addr] ARP -d inet_addr [if_addr] ARP -a [inet_addr] [-N if_addr] -a Displays current ARP entries by interrogating the current protocol data. If inet_addr is specified, the IP and Physical addresses for only the specified computer are displayed. If more than one network interface uses ARP, entries for each ARP table are displayed. -g Same as -a. inet_addr Specifies an internet address. -N if_addr Displays the ARP entries for the network interface specified by if_addr. -d Deletes the host specified by inet_addr. inet_addr may be wildcarded with * to delete all hosts. -s Adds the host and associates the Internet address inet_addr with the Physical address eth_addr. The Physical address is given as 6 hexadecimal bytes separated by hyphens. The entry is permanent. eth_addr Specifies a physical address. if_addr If present, this specifies the Internet address of the interface whose address translation table should be modified. If not present, the first applicable interface will be used. Example: > arp -s 126.96.36.199 00-aa-00-62-c6-09 .... Adds a static entry. > arp -a .... Displays the arp table.
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