In the last episode (May 11), Brett Glass said: > Is there a command in FreeBSD that can be used to do an inverse ARP > query (that is, supply a MAC address and have the device respond with > its IP)? I have several hardware devices here whose IP addresses I do > not know, but their MAC addresses are printed on the labels. To > reprogram and reset them, I need their IPs so that I can get into > them via a telnet or Web interrace. I could scan for the devices' > addresses, but this would take months. But if they respond to inverse > ARP queries, I can find out in an instant what their IP addresses > are.
ports/net/arping should do what you want. "arping aa:bb:cc:dd:ee:ff" prints the remote system's IP address as part of its response string. -- Dan Nelson [EMAIL PROTECTED] _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"