don't suppose they all talk to any one box.. or router... rip the ARP
tables from the router... they usually are fairly complete..
On Tue, 14 Nov 2000, John P . Looney wrote:
> I'm trying to work out what hosts are on a network. I thought it would be
> just a matter of doing a broadcast ping, but it seems at least some
> machines don't respond to it (like Win98 machines, for a start) - which
> they are perfectly entitled to do.
>> Is there any other ways to do this ? Dodgy multicast packets probably
> aren't cunning either. And I really don't want to have to go through the
> entire network, pinging the machines individually...though it's looking
> that way.
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