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EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet: Tips and Tricks for Linux Admins: Discover, Map and Store

Dec 22, 2006, 10:45 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Carla Schroder)

"At the cost of great exertion and mental prowess, I have collected just for you an astounding assortment of useful commands and tools for performing amazing feats like network host discovery and mapping your network, mapping IP addresses to their physical locations, spying on everyone who is logged into a computer and even better, faster, securer remote file access.

"Even small networks can pick up some surprise guests that slip in when you're not looking. Or maybe, as your network has grown, you haven't been very diligent about keeping track of IP addresses, so you want to make a list. You don't have to run around to every network host, but can perform host discovery from the comfort of your network administrator lair. There are a lot of ways to do this. One way is to use nmap..."

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