How to find IP address of a machine on network?
derek at pointerstop.ca
Sat Jan 17 03:40:54 UTC 2009
Charles Darwin wrote:
> On 16-Jan-09, at 4:20 PM, NoOp wrote:
>> Nmap done: 256 IP addresses (6 hosts up) scanned in 2.741 seconds
> -bash-3.2$ uname -v && time dns-sd -B _ssh._tcp .
> Darwin Kernel Version 9.6.0: Mon Nov 24 17:37:00 PST 2008;
> Browsing for _ssh._tcp
> Timestamp A/R Flags if Domain Service
> Type Instance Name
> 21:22:16.685 Add 2 1 local.
> _ssh._tcp. Ubermensch
> real 0m0.799s
> user 0m0.001s
> sys 0m0.002s
> It seems to me using nmap "for what we are trying to do here" is like
> using an artillery shell to knock out a mosquito, don't you think?
Funny, I would have said using dns-sd was the artillery shell. All nmap was
doing was sending a few packets to see if it got responses. dsn-sd is
looking for broadcasting services - which means your clients need to be
broadcasting. So nmap takes longer - are we in a rush?
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