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Old 11-30-2003, 11:18 PM   #1
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How to find an IP address from the MAC address of a remote machine ?

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I am on the lookout for a command which will return the IP address of a machine if I give the MAC address as a parameter. Or is there such a command ?


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arp -a will give ip/mac table.

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$ arp | grep <MAC address you want>
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But be aware that if the machine is remote, the MAC address you see isn't necessarily the MAC address of the remote. MAC addresses are changed by the routers between you and the remote machine.


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