Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) is auxiliary protocol used by Internet Protocol (IP). ARP is defined with RFC826 and gained main stream over computer networks. ARP is used to resolve IP address with MAC or hardware address of the network interface. As we know MAC address is used to identify nodes...
Netstat is used to display active TCP connections and related listening ports in the computer or system. Actually there are more features provided by netstat like display statistics about network stack protocols, IPv4, IPv6, TCP, UDP etc. Syntax
netstat [-a] [-e] [-n] [-o] [-p <em>Protocol</em>] [-r] [-s] [<em>Interval</em>]
Display All TCP and UDP Connections with Listening Ports TCP is most...
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
$ sudo apt install arp-scan -y
$ arp-scan -h
Usage: arp-scan [options] [hosts...]
Scan Local Network...
There are a lot of tools for network trouble shooting and debugging. Arping isone of them which only pings same network hosts. So what makes arping special is it uses network layer arp packets. This works on mac protocol. It is useful especially to find hosts those do not responds...