How to find MAC addresses on network?
jason at bluetree.ath.cx
Thu Jan 22 22:58:36 UTC 2009
Chris G wrote:
> Is there a (reasonably) straightforward way of finding the MAC
> addresses of systems (well, strictly, interfaces) on a network?
> arping works for some but not all of my hardware, presumably some
> things (like my HP printer) don't respond to arping. What can I use
> to find the MAC address of the printer?
arp-scan works well:
~$ sudo arp-scan 192.168.0.0/24
Interface: eth0, datalink type: EN10MB (Ethernet)
Starting arp-scan 1.6 with 256 hosts
192.168.0.3 00:12:17:44:0a:3b Cisco-Linksys, LLC
192.168.0.133 00:1f:d0:8d:64:24 (Unknown)
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