Re: RARP on MAC address?
> Hello all!
> I have a MAC address (ethernet address) that I'm trying to figure
> out what IP is associated with it. I know that there is a
> Reverse Address Resolution Protocol (RARP) that these machines use
> to determine these types of things transparent to the user.
> Is there a command line version where I could enter a MAC address
> and get it to do the RARP and return an IP to me?
Have you tried something like 'arp -a | grep <MAC>'? This yields a
hostname which can be fed into nslookup.
Unfortunatly, this will only work if that machine is in your arp
=> man arp
"What a depressingly stupid machine"
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe
PGP Public Key is available
TO UNSUBSCRIBE FROM THIS MAILING LIST: e-mail the word "unsubscribe" to
Trouble? e-mail to email@example.com .