On Mon, 2006-03-13 at 12:55 +0000, Dan Track wrote:
On 3/13/06, Chasecreek Systemhouse
> On 3/13/06, Dan Track <dan.track(a)gmail.com> wrote:
> > I've got the mac-address of desktop. But I don't know it's IP, are
> > there any tools that I can use to find this IP.
> Is this a Windows question? ipconfig /all
> Is this a Linux question? ifconfig eth0
> or ifconfig -a
> If you are on Windows get Cain -- it scans MACs and translates to
> IP/Hosts; if you are on Linux then try system-config-network
Thanks for the reply. But its not what I needed. Basically I
know anything about this desktop, I don't even have console access.
The only way I can find it is by the IP, but I only know the
mac-address, where can I go from here. BTW it's a linux desktop.
Assuming you are on the same subnet as the box in question... Run an
nmap ping sweep on the subnet to find all the machines and then use "arp
-a" to dump your arp table and look for that max address. Pinging the
broadcast address doesn't always work, depending on the box and
filtering rules. Pinging the broadcast address might work, though, and
might be worth trying first. If the broadcast ping doesn't work, then
fall back to nmap.
Alternatively, if it's a dynamic address, you might check the
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