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ARP Scan

Terminal - ARP Scan
sudo arp-scan -l
2011-02-21 21:58:27
Functions: sudo
7
ARP Scan

A much quicker and (not dirtier) option. use the man page for help. On linux/ubuntu you will need to `sudo apt-get -y install arp-scan`.

Alternatives

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Terminal - Alternatives
if [ -x /sbin/arping ] ; then for i in {1..255} ; do echo arping 10.1.1.$i ; arping -c 1 10.1.1.$i | grep reply ; done ; fi
2011-02-21 21:03:09
User: felix001
Functions: echo grep
0

The following syntax will scan a range of IP addresses. At the point of a ARP response being received it will show a reply message.

www.fir3net.com

arp-scan -l -g -interface (nic)
2011-01-13 20:29:37
User: pebkac
Functions: arp
-1

This command will scan the subnet and exlude duplicates

Know a better way?

If you can do better, submit your command here.

What others think

Problem being is that arp-scan isnt installed by default on a number of disto`s.

Comment by felix001 236 weeks and 3 days ago

neither *cough* is arping

# arping

-sh: arping: command not found

Comment by linuxrawkstar 236 weeks and 3 days ago

PS- your loop is very graceful and I voted you up. Very clever scripting.

Comment by linuxrawkstar 236 weeks and 3 days ago

Your point of view

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