How to ping to all the device connected to a network ?
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so,how to ping all the devices connected to the network of 10.23.192.0/20 network.
Is there any buffer concept in ping I am asking because it showing sometime buffer is not there ,If yes then kindly tell me how to ping to a large network.
I want to write a shell script and i will give this 10.23.192.0/20 to the shell script and it will show me all the mac address of the network.In side the script I am using a loop and using ping command to ping each device .
I am getting the 10.23.192.0/20 and calculating what are the ip inside the network and giving it to the ping .is it correct idea as ping buffer may full after some time .If so kindly tell me what to do.
can we flush this buffer after some ping operation.?
Kindly tell me some answer..
Last edited by pradiptart; 08-03-2012 at 02:49 AM.
Ping is a very poor choice to use. It is becoming blocked by default in everything from OS to switches. For example a computer blocks icmp, what do you do then? Another example is a IDF switch set to block icmp at some load level.