Tool and Usage
arping is a tool for the discovery of hosts on a computer network using the Address Resolution Protocol (ARP).
arping is similar to the 'ping' utility for testing a network and the discovery of systems. Where the 'ping' command typically uses the Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP), arping uses the Address Resolution Protocol (ARP).
Usage and audience
arping is commonly used for network analysis. Target users for this tool are pentesters and security professionals.
Similar tools to arping:
arp-scan is a security tool that sends ARP packets to hosts on the local network. Any responses to the requests are displayed.
Addrwatch is a tool similar to arpwatch to monitor IPv4/IPv6 and ethernet address pairing.
ArpON is a host-based tool to improve the security of the Address Resolution Protocol (ARP).
|Latest release||arping-2.19 [2017-07-09]|
|Last updated||April 5, 2018|
|arping GitHub project|
This tool is categorized as a ARP scan tool.