May 20, 2010

Ever wanted to know who the OEM/Supplier/Manufacturer of network devices attached to a machine were?

I did. And couldn’t see anyone else’s script to steal, so here’s a really ugly way to do it:

# arpinfo:
#   pull hardware info from the arp() table
# Copyright (c) 2010 Adam McGreggor. Some rights reserved.
# Email: <> Web: <>
# $Id:$
curl --silent ${WEBSOURCE} -o "${DOC}"
arp | awk '{print $3}' | awk -F: '{print $1"-"$2"-"$3}' | while read ARP
    grep $ARP ${DOC}

Works for me… although it could do with a tidy-up. As a quick and dirty thing, mind…

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