MultiAccess Reachability Protocol (MARP)

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This document defines a protocol to quickly determine the existence or aliveness of devices attached to a shared media (broadcast) subnet. While the examples used are narrowly defined for simplicity, the protocol could be applied to other situations as well.


Alvaro Retana (

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