Ping scanning without nmap

for i in {1..254}; do ping -c 1 -W 1 10.1.1.$i | grep 'from'; done
Usefull for when you don't have nmap and need to find a missing host. Pings all addresses from 10.1.1.1 to 10.1.1.254, modify for your subnet. Timeout set to 1 sec for speed, if running over a slow connection you should raise that to avoid missing replies. This will clean up the junk, leaving just the IP address: for i in {1..254}; do ping -c 1 -W 1 10.1.1.$i | grep 'from' | cut -d' ' -f 4 | tr -d ':'; done
Sample Output
64 bytes from 10.1.1.1: icmp_seq=1 ttl=255 time=0.622 ms
64 bytes from 10.1.1.2: icmp_seq=1 ttl=64 time=0.078 ms
64 bytes from 10.1.1.50: icmp_seq=1 ttl=128 time=0.204 ms
64 bytes from 10.1.1.250: icmp_seq=1 ttl=128 time=0.344 ms

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2010-04-07 16:57:53

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