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Re: Computer Name and IP Address

On Fri, 2005-01-28 at 08:06 -0600, Ron Johnson wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-01-28 at 13:56 +0000, michael wrote:
> > On Fri, 2005-01-28 at 08:33 -0500, disciple@exis.net wrote:
> > > Hey everybody.  Is there a program, or a script that I could write that
> > > will do the following:
> > > 
> > > I want it to retrieve the Computer Name,IP addresses and MAC address of
> > > all of the machines on my network.  I have mostly Windows machines, but
> > > would like to use my debian box to perform this task.
> > 
> > for what legitimate task, prey tell
> If he's a sysadmin, maybe he wants to see if any unauthorized 
> machines have been added.
> Or maybe he's just been hired to get a hold of a heretofore un-
> managed network, and is trying to get "the lay of the land".

yeah, I guess I'm getting too paranoid (and suffering too many attempted
break-ins) in my old age...

and thinking about the question, I guess the info available will depend
on how each of his (WinDoze) machines are set up to reply to such

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