lan network mapping...

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Sat Jul 16 04:04:23 UTC 2011

On 07/15/2011 10:59 PM, Clyde E. Kunkel wrote:
> On 07/15/2011 08:50 PM, Rob Healey wrote:
>> Greetings:
>> I would like to explain what I am trying to do, and then see if there is a
>> solution to my issue?
>> I have a wireless print server in my lan, and it has a specific ip address,
>> something like,, ...
>> I know that I changed it once before, and didn't need it for a long time,
>> and now I do again!  I do not remember what it's software set ip address
>> was...
>> I know my username, and password is to the printer server, but I can access
>> and change the ip address until I can find what it is?
>> Is there any software out there that can scan my lan, and report what ip
>> address and device name that is on the network?
>> I know that this is kind of a loaded problem, but I need to be able to use
>> my print server once again?

  next time put the IP in your dns :-)

  I'd try using nmap to see what it can discover for you  ...
  the IP's that are alive on your local net you can get by something like

   nmap -sP

  Then you can use nmap on the ip's to see what info it can garner about
the device.

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