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On 2007-05-12 01:30, Brett Glass wrote:
> 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.

Hi Brett,

Try net/arping.  It may work for you.

Hope this helps!

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