that kind of ARP is called - Gratuitous ARP. When a host is added to the network, or changes its network address, it sends a broadcast ARP to inform everybody on the network. If this address is already in use, the relevant host will immediately inform about it.
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Re: what is ARP message called after DHCP Handshakes.
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