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From: Bastian Balthazar Bux <BastianBalthazarBux@×××××××××.it>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] [OT] Finding other machines on the network
Date: Tue, 30 Aug 2005 15:35:36
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] [OT] Finding other machines on the network by Andrew Lowe
1 Andrew Lowe wrote:
2 > Hi all,
3 > I have the situation where I've been loaned an old Sun SPARC box for
4 > some work. It has a static IP somewhere in the 192.168.0.* range, which
5 > my home network also is in. My question is, how can I find out the IP
6 > address of the machine? I've forgotten what it is and it's also headless
7 > with no keyboard. Is there a utilitiy in portage that will try all of
8 > the ip addresses in a range and let me know if something it at the other
9 > end, ie something like automatically pinging all of the addresses in a
10 > range and reporting what addresses responded?
11 >
12 > Any thoughts greatly appreciated,
13 > Andrew
15 If it reply to broadcast query this can give an answer:
17 #ping -b -c1
19 well, many answer, exclude the known ip and try the remaining ones.
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