arping

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Tool and Usage

arping is a tool for the discovery of hosts on a computer network using the Address Resolution Protocol (ARP).

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Introduction

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.

Author and Maintainers

Arping is under development by Thomas Habets.

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Project details
Latest release arping-2.19 [2017-07-09]
LicenseGPLv2
Last updatedApril 5, 2018

Project health

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Links

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Categories

This tool is categorized as a ARP scan tool.

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