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Date:      Mon, 23 Mar 2009 20:20:27 +0100
From:      Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>
To:        John Almberg <jalmberg@identry.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: utility that scans lan for client?
Message-ID:  <20090323202027.3fb8ee9a.freebsd@edvax.de>
In-Reply-To: <E4A3989A-982F-4B9D-971D-25C49A932EB7@identry.com>
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On Mon, 23 Mar 2009 14:59:36 -0400, John Almberg <jalmberg@identry.com> wrote:
> What I'm looking for is a utility that can scan a LAN for attached  
> clients... i.e., computers that are attached to the LAN.

As it has been suggested, nmap is a good tool.

Another simple variation would be:

	% arp -a

And for a more detailed analysis, the successor of Ethereal
called Wireshark can be very handy (requires X). It makes
you be able to see anything that's going on on the LAN
(read: everything that reaches your NIC).



-- 
Polytropon
>From Magdeburg, Germany
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ...



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