addrwatch

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Tool and Usage

Project details
LicenseGPLv3
Programming languageC
AuthorJulius Kriukas
Latest release1.0.2 []

Project health

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Introduction

Similar to arpwatch, this tool addrwatch will monitor the pairing between ethernet and IP addresses.

Main features:

  • IPv4 and IPv6 address monitoring
  • Monitoring multiple network interfaces with one daemon
  • Monitoring of VLAN tagged (802.1Q) packets
  • Output to stdout, plain text files, syslog, sqlite3, MySQL
  • IP address usage history preserving output and logging

Usage and audience

addrwatch is commonly used for security monitoring. Target users for this tool are system administrators.

Author and Maintainers

Addrwatch is under development by Julius Kriukas.

Installation

Supported operating systems

Addrwatch is known to work on Linux.

addrwatch alternatives

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ArpON

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arp-scan

arp-scan is a security tool that sends ARP packets to hosts on the local network. Any responses to the requests are displayed.

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