Can you advice a Python library to query a lan subnet with SNMP and collect MAC addresses of nodes?

frankcui frankcui24 at gmail.com
Fri Apr 15 11:54:49 CEST 2011


On 04/15/2011 05:00 PM, Aldo Ceccarelli wrote:
> Hello All,
> in my specific problem I will be happy of a response where possible
> to:
>
> 1. distinguish different operating systems of answering nodes
> 2. collect responses of Wyse thin-clients with "Thin OS" to get node
> name and MAC address in particular
>
> Thanks a lot in advance for any sharing / forward to documentation,
> products in the area.
>
> KR Aldo
I think for your interest, if what you described is not a part of your 
software you are doing but only a specific task, you could use some 
network scanning tools like nmap to achieve your goals.

there is also a module called pysnmp and you can look into it to see if 
it meets your need.

frank



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