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Re: communicate with a printerserver using its mac adress ??

On Thu, 2005-06-02 19:58:13 +0200, Roland Wegmann <r.wegm@gmx.net> wrote:
> Can I communicate with the printer server using its MAC address in order to
> set the static IP of the printer server? If yes, what tools allows to do
> this?

You'd try to sniff for it's MAC address. Hopefully it'll attempt to
access the network (eg. for fetching current time, announcing itself as
a SMB printer, ...) and then you'll get it's address. If you're one of
the lucky ones, it'll even ask you for an IP address...


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