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Re: Re: Re: How can I find a MAC address from aremote IP ?

by lhoward (Vicar)
on Mar 31, 2001 at 01:51 UTC ( #68514=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Re: How can I find a MAC address from aremote IP ?
in thread How can I find a MAC address from aremote IP ?

Sounds to me like you have 2 possible angles to attack this problem:

  • use SNMP to query the switches to see which IP is on which port. Its been a long time since I've written an SNMP poll for a switch, but if I remmember right I think the info you want is in the Bridge MIB.
  • The static IP's should be pretty easy to locate. For the dynamics you could query the DHCP server(s) to see what MAC a particular IP is assigned to. This may or may not be doable (and may or may ont be doable via SNMP), it depends on the capability of your DHCP server.


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