|Linux & Unix Commands - Search Man Pages
arpsnmp - keep track of ethernet/ip address pairings
arpsnmp [ -d ] [ -f datafile ] file [ ... ]
Arpsnmp keeps track for ethernet/ip address pairings. It syslogs activity and reports cer-
tain changes via email. Arpsnmp reads information from a file (usually generated by snmp-
The -d flag is used enable debugging. This also inhibits mailing the reports. Instead,
they are sent to stderr.
The -f flag is used to set the ethernet/ip address database filename. The default is
Note that an empty arp.dat file must be created before the first time you run arpsnmp.
(See the arpwatch(8) man page for details on the report messages generated by arpsnmp(8).)
/usr/operator/arpwatch - default directory
arp.dat - ethernet/ip address database
ethercodes.dat - vendor ethernet block list
arpwatch(8), snmpwalk(1), arp(8)
Craig Leres of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Network Research Group, Universi-
ty of California, Berkeley, CA.
The current version is available via anonymous ftp:
Please send bug reports to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Attempts are made to suppress DECnet flip flops but they aren't always successful.
4th Berkeley Distribution 17 September 2000 ARPSNMP(8)
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:29 AM.