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

Aldo Ceccarelli ceccarelli.aldo at gmail.com
Fri Apr 15 12:22:24 CEST 2011


On 15 Apr, 11:54, frankcui <frankcu... at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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

Thanks Frank! I've browsed pysnmp as you kindly adviced, now looking
also into http://pynetsnmp.sourceforge.net/
KR Aldo



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