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I have an IP address in my network and I can not identify the device. Do you know any command that I can give the IP as a param and get detailes like manufacturer, model, operating system...

Thank you.

My bad is the first question I post so did not know how to formulate it.
I am working in a network of mostly windows PC's linked by rooters and switches. Tere are also Printers and some other devices (smart phone, IP cameras...).
I am making a .NET application in WPF to get informations and monitor all this devices.
My problem is that I have no good way to get info from the devices other than PC. I probably need someone who has worked with SNMP.

Best regards.
Posted 8-Jan-13 0:22am
Updated 8-Jan-13 20:04pm
Manufacturer of what? Of IP? :-)
Marcus Kramer 8-Jan-13 14:09pm
No where near enough information to help you here.

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Solution 1

You can install nmap on your machine and get it to inquire about your network. Info about it can be found here[^].

This tool will tell you what nodes are on your network, their MAC address and the MAC vendor. If my network is 192.168.1.*, the command I would use on my linux box is

sudo nmap -sP

which scans my network and reports on all nodes on it. [For the windows version, remove the 'sudo'.]

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