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
This tool is categorized as a ARP scan tool.
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.