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Old 7th December 2011
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Default Scanning network neighbors

just out of curiosity for what other people use out there.

In linux there is a command "ip neigh show" that can be used to scan the network neighbors on the LAN. Is there a similar command on openbsd (other than nmap)
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There is always nc. The man page nc(1) says:
     It may be useful to know which ports are open and running services on a
     target machine.  The -z flag can be used to tell nc to report open ports,
     rather than initiate a connection.  For example:

           $ nc -z host.example.com 20-30
           Connection to host.example.com 22 port [tcp/ssh] succeeded!
           Connection to host.example.com 25 port [tcp/smtp] succeeded!

     The port range was specified to limit the search to ports 20 - 30.

     Alternatively, it might be useful to know which server software is
     running, and which versions.  This information is often contained within
     the greeting banners.  In order to retrieve these, it is necessary to
     first make a connection, and then break the connection when the banner
     has been retrieved.  This can be accomplished by specifying a small
     timeout with the -w flag, or perhaps by issuing a "QUIT" command to the

           $ echo "QUIT" | nc host.example.com 20-30
           Protocol mismatch.
           220 host.example.com IMS SMTP Receiver Version 0.84 Ready
There are several tools in the ports tree other than net/nmap and its related facilities, but I have never used any of them.
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Depends what you mean by "scan". If you just want to know their IP, then ping the broadcast address. If you want to know what ports are open, then ping the broadcast address, loop through each discovered IP and run nmap against it. And so on.

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