Network switches or Layer 2 technology Ethernet protocol uses MAC addresses in order to transfer frames between systems. MAC addresses are 48 bit value. This 48 bit value contains the device manufacturer ID as the first 24 bit. In this tutorial we will learn how to look, search and find the Organizationally Unique Identifier in Linux distributions like Ubuntu, Debian, Mint, Kali, Fedora, CentOS, RHEL etc. Mac Address As stated in...
Network scanning is one of the steps of penetration testing. There are different and popular tools to scan network line masscan, nmap etc. Arp-scan is a tool specifically designed to scan network with layer 2 or mac or Ethernet arp packets. Install We can install arp-scan tool with the following command.
$ sudo apt install arp-scan -y
Help We can print help information with the -h option.
$ arp-scan -h
Usage: arp-scan [options] [hosts...]
Scan Local Network Most basic...