Gate CS-2019 Question Paper With Solutions

Q. 38 Suppose that in an IP-over-Ethernet network, a machine X wishes to find the MAC address of another machine Y in its subnet. Which one of the following techniques can be used for this?

(A) X sends an ARP request packet with broadcast IP address in its local subnet

(B) X sends an ARP request packet to the local gateway’s MAC address which then finds the MAC address of Y and sends to X

(C) X sends an ARP request packet with broadcast MAC address in its local subnet

(D) X sends an ARP request packet to the local gateway’s IP address which then finds the MAC address of Y and sends to X

Answer: (C)

Explanation:

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