How to find IP address of a machine on network?
cl at isbd.net
Fri Jan 16 19:11:48 UTC 2009
On Fri, Jan 16, 2009 at 08:08:26PM +0100, Nils Kassube wrote:
> Chris G wrote:
> > On Fri, Jan 16, 2009 at 11:34:11AM -0600, Wade Smart wrote:
> > > Chris G wrote:
> > > > How do I connect *to* the machine? I need to know its IP address
> > > > and, as there are a few devices which get their address by DHCP
> > > > it's not at all obvious what the machine's address is.
> > >
> > > System > Network Toos > Devices Tab, select eth0 and it will tell you
> > > the ip of that machine.
> > OK, thanks, not much use from the other end though is it!
> Well, as long as you don't install any servers you can't connect. I
> suppose you want to install the package "openssh-server" and then you can
> use ssh to connect to the machine.
Quite right, so I have a machine that runs sshd and I want to connect
to it and I know it's on the LAN but not its IP address.
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