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Celejar 04-18-2008 08:37 PM

hack tool for finding IP assigned to MAC address?
 
On Fri, 18 Apr 2008 12:35:44 -0700
Rogelio <scubacuda@gmail.com> wrote:

> Assuming I have only my laptop (Linux, OS X, Windows, etc), how can I find
> the IP address of a MAC address, particularly if I only know the vendor
> numbers of that MAC address?
>
> e.g.aa-bb-cc-11-22-33
>
> Say I desperately need to find the IP of the device with aa-bb-cc as the
> MAC, how can I find it's IP address? Is there a little hack tool that I can
> load on my laptop and blast out some sort of multicast traffic or something
> and see what IP the device sends back?
>
> Had I at one point known the IP address, then I could of course just do an
> "arp -a" to find it. But we're assuming that we do NOT have an IP
> address...

arping?

Celejar
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