[CentOS] NMAP - reveal MAC address

Thu May 8 01:47:51 UTC 2008
Clonch, Christopher A. <cclonch2 at mchs.com>

>> The main function of a switch is to keep irrelevant packets away from

>> hosts, but packets to unknown (to the switch) hosts get sent 
>> everywhere, just like a Hub would do.
>yes - thanks all, it appears its a cross network 'issue'

If you're trying to get a MAC address across your own switches, you
could try walking the switch's forwarding table (assuming SNMP
availability).  It's a cheesy way but works!


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