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Old 11th November 2008
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Originally Posted by ephemera View Post

arpwatch is a really handy (passive) layer 2 sniffer that can help identify network problems.


I'd also add to all this:

Originally Posted by rex
But the devices are assigned static IP but the people in charge of those devices keep on changing the IP.
This is the real problem. The network needs to be better managed, IMO. We don't call one another up and say "hey, can I get your MAC address?" for network communication purposes. There should be a coherent network design and a better change control process in place.
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