services Reverse ARP requests on the Ethernet connected to
Upon receiving a request,
maps the target hardware address to an IP address via its name, which
must be present in both the
If a host does not exist in both databases, the translation cannot
proceed and a reply will not be sent.
In normal operation,
forks a copy of itself and runs in the background.
Anomalies and errors are reported via
The options are as follows:
Listen on all the Ethernets attached to the system.
is omitted, an
must be specified.
Run in debug mode, with all the output to stderr.
This option implies the
Only honour a request if the server
(the host that
is running on)
can "boot" the target; that is, if a file or directory called
is the target IP address expressed in uppercase hexadecimal
(only the first 8 characters of filenames are checked).
Ethernet host name database.
Host name database.
Process ID of
.%R A Reverse Address Resolution Protocol
.%N RFC 903
.%A Finlayson, R.
.%A Mann, T.
.%A Mogul, J.C.
.%A Theimer, M.
Craig Leres (email@example.com) and Steven McCanne (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley, CA.