Display live hosts on the network

nmap -sP "$(ip -4 -o route get 1 | cut -d ' ' -f 7)"/24 | grep report | cut -d ' ' -f 5-
Displays live hosts on the same network as the local machine with their hostnames and IP addresses. This command is IPv6 and multiple network adapter safe and does not rely on awk or sed, however it requires the "nmap" package installed. Might not work on OSX. Example alias for shell startup file: alias livehosts='nmap -sP "$(ip -4 -o route get 1 | cut -d " " -f 7)"/24 | grep report | cut -d " " -f 5-'
Sample Output
gateway.url (192.168.2.1)
host1.mynetwork (192.168.2.123)
host2.mynetwork (192.168.2.140)
192.168.2.147
host3.mynetwork (192.168.2.148)
192.168.2.187
192.168.2.190
host4.mynetwork (192.168.2.194)

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By: lordtoran
2019-02-01 03:52:02

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