How to broad cast ping address.......

Gabriel Genellina gagsl-py2 at
Wed Feb 13 01:29:30 CET 2008

En Mon, 11 Feb 2008 23:26:14 -0200, Steve Holden <steve at>  

> Gabriel Genellina wrote:
>> En Mon, 11 Feb 2008 13:31:56 -0200, Manikandan R <mani.agape at>
>> escribió:
>>>     I am working in Python scripting. I an need to find out all the
>>> device
>>> connected in the network. Just I planned to broad cast the ping address
>> The simplest approach is to enumerate and ping each and every address in
>> your subnet and wait for the response, but consider that some hosts may
>> have been configured to not answer (and assuming you don't have a /8
>> network...)
>> There is an ICMP library in the Python cookbook
> Don't I remember Microsoft withdrawing access to the raw packet driver
> on Windows XP, or was thing something they decided to ruin in Vaster?

Uh, yes, raw sockets are crippled on XP SP2. There is always"ping ...") - not very nice, of course

Gabriel Genellina

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