How to find MAC addresses on network?

Pierre Frenkiel pierre.frenkiel at
Mon Jan 26 08:40:10 UTC 2009

On Fri, 23 Jan 2009, Alex Katebi wrote:

> How about pinging your HP printer. Does it have an IP address? Then you can
> do dcpdump on the echo reply and look at the mac address.

   After responding to ping, it is in the arp cache. Then, arp
   should give its MAC address, which is easier than looking at the tcpdump output.

Pierre Frenkiel

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