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Section: Maintenance Commands (8)
Updated: 17 September 2000
arpsnmp - keep track of ethernet/ip address pairings
keeps track for ethernet/ip address pairings. It syslogs activity
and reports certain changes via email.
reads information from a file (usually generated by
is used enable debugging. This also inhibits mailing the reports.
Instead, they are sent to
is used to set the ethernet/ip address database filename.
The default is
Note that an empty
file must be created before the first time you run
flag is used to specify the path to the sendmail program.
Any program that takes the option -odi and then text from stdin
can be substituted. This is useful for redirecting reports
to log files instead of mail.
option is used to specify the e-mail address to which reports will be
sent. By default, reports are sent to
on the local machine.
man page for details on the report messages generated by
/usr/operator/arpwatch - default directory
arp.dat - ethernet/ip address database
ethercodes.dat - vendor ethernet block list
Craig Leres of the
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Network Research Group,
University of California, Berkeley, CA.
The current version is available via anonymous ftp:
Please send bug reports to email@example.com.
Attempts are made to suppress DECnet flip flops but they
aren't always successful.
- REPORT MESSAGES
- SEE ALSO