Detecting computers on network
sybrenUSE at YOURthirdtower.com.imagination
Fri Jul 22 09:59:15 CEST 2005
linuxfreak enlightened us with:
> How about sending an ICMP echo packet to your broadcast address and
> checking which hosts send a reply
Won't work on all boxes. Windows boxes ignore broadcast pings, for
I'd go for a call to "nmap -sP" instead, and filter it's output.
The problem with the world is stupidity. Not saying there should be a
capital punishment for stupidity, but why don't we just take the
safety labels off of everything and let the problem solve itself?
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