LKBEN10952: Scan a complete network.


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Author: Wim Peeters - Keskon GmbH & Co. KG


Symptom

You would like to know which machines are running in this network.

Cause

none

Solution

You can use the free portscanner nmap to get this information. Do not do this in the internet!

nmap -v -sP 192.168.123.0/24

 wpeeters@kubuntu:~$ nmap -sP 192.168.123.0/24

Starting Nmap 4.03 ( http://www.insecure.org/nmap/ ) at 2007-09-11 06:31 CEST
Host wlfs02.lubby.test (192.168.123.3) appears to be up.
Host 192.168.123.10 appears to be up.
Host 192.168.123.22 appears to be up.
Host 192.168.123.254 appears to be up.
Nmap finished: 256 IP addresses (4 hosts up) scanned in 2.378 seconds
wpeeters@kubuntu:~$ nmap -sP 192.168.123.0/24    

 

About the Author

Wim Peeters is electronics engineer with an additional master in IT and over 30 years of experience including time spent in support, development, consulting, training and database administration. Wim has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. He has developed in C/C++, Java and C# on Windows and Linux in different European countries and different European languages. He writes knowledge base articles to solve IT problems and publishes them on the Lubby Knowledge Platform where he is one of the most important contributors and the main developer.

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