ping MAC ADDRESS

ping -c 2 `arp-scan 10.1.1.0/24 | awk '/00:1b:11:dc:a9:65/ {print $1}'`
# first install arp-scan if not have it arp-scan 10.1.1.0/24 .... show ip+mac in localnet awk '/00:1b:11:dc:a9:65/ {print $1}' .... get ip associated with MAC ` backtick make do command substitution passing ip to command ping
Sample Output
ping -c 2 `arp-scan 10.1.1.0/24 | awk '/00:1b:11:dc:a9:65/ {print $1}'`
PING 10.1.1.1 (10.1.1.1) 56(84) bytes of data.
64 bytes from 10.1.1.1: icmp_seq=1 ttl=64 time=0.911 ms
64 bytes from 10.1.1.1: icmp_seq=2 ttl=64 time=0.827 ms

--- 10.1.1.1 ping statistics ---
2 packets transmitted, 2 received, 0% packet loss, time 1000ms
rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 0.827/0.869/0.911/0.042 ms

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By: voyeg3r
2010-05-11 13:12:43

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