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Operating Systems Solaris basic unix question Post 302267805 by incredible on Sunday 14th of December 2008 12:45:49 AM
Old 12-14-2008
qfe - quad fast ethernet
hme - happy meal ethernet
eri - eri Fast-Ethernet device
ce - copper ethernet
bge - fiber gigaswift
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MASSAGEVENDOR(8)					      System Manager's Manual						  MASSAGEVENDOR(8)

massagevendor - convert the ethernet vendor codes master list to arpwatch format SYNOPSIS
massagevendor vendorfile DESCRIPTION
massagevendor is a program that converts a text file containing ethernet vendor codes into a format suitable for use by arpwatch(8) and arpsnmp(8). The input vendorfile is a master text file containing vendor codes. The output is sent to stdout. Each line of the vendorfile is expected to have a six digit hexadecimal vendor code followed by spaces followed by the name of the manufacturer. All ethernet devices have a unique identifier which includes a vendor code specifying the manufacturer of the device. In normal operation arpwatch(8) and arpsnmp(8) use the file ethercodes.dat to report this vendor code. massagevendor is used to generate the ethercodes.dat file from text files containing these vendor codes. Locations where an ethernet vendor codes master text file can be obtained are given below. FILES
/var/lib/arpwatch - default location of the ethernet vendor list ethercodes.dat - file containing the list of ethernet vendor codes SEE ALSO
arpwatch(8), arpsnmp(8) NOTES
Sources for ethernet vendor codes seen in the wild are Useful for comparison or completeness are the ethernet vendor codes as assigned by the IEEE which can be found at BUGS
Please send bug reports to AUTHORS
Craig Leres of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Network Research Group, University of California, Berkeley, CA. The current version is available via anonymous ftp: This manual page was contributed by Hugo Graumann. MASSAGEVENDOR(8)

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