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[ale] Find IP-address from MAC address



http://www.linuxdevcenter.com/linux/cmd/cmd.csp?path=a/arp

On 8/30/05, Rene Rasmussen <ale at ras-world.dk> wrote:
> Hello folks,
> 
> I just recently got my hands on a N-port server. The only trouble is I do not
> know the IP address of the server, only the MAC address.
> Do you know if it is possible to scan a network for a MAC address, and return
> the IP-address of the unit?
> 
> So far google hasn't been able to get me very far. I have a feeling that
> perhaps "arping" might be able to do what I want, but it won't accept the MAC
> address as destination.
> 
> Any pointers in the right direction are appreciated.
> 
> Best regards,
> Ren? Rasmussen
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