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ARPING

Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (8)
Updated: January 1999
Index 

NAME

arping - Ping <address> on device <interface> by ARP packets,using source address <source>. 

SYNOPSIS

arping[-D][-U][-A][-ccount][-wtimeout][-q][-ssource]-Iinterfaceaddress 

DESCRIPTION

Ping <address> on device <interface> by ARP packets,using source address <source>. 

OPTIONS

-c count
number of pings.
-w timeout
stop after this time.
-q
do not print any messages.
-D
duplicate address detection mode.Returns 0, if DAD suceeded i.e. no repliesare received.
-U
Unsolicited ARP mode to update neighbours' ARP caches.
-A
The same as -U, but ARP REPLY packets used insteadof ARP REQUEST.
If -s option is absent, source address is:
1. In normal mode calculated from routing tables.2. In DAD (-D) mode set to 0.0.0.03. In Unsilicited ARP mode (-U,-A) set to <address>
 

WARNING

GENERAL NOTE: all these applets, except for tracepath[6]should be excecutabel only with CAP_NET_RAWIO capability.To all that I know, they are safe to be used as setuid root. 

AUTHOR

arpingwas written by Alexey Kuznetsov <kuznetAATTms2.inr.ac.ru> 

BUGS

If someone will dig out bugs, whichwere fixed after my versions were cloned: PLEASE, tell me! 

AVAILABILITY

arpingis part of the iputils-ss990107 package and is available for anonymous ftp <ftp://ftp.inr.ac.ru/ip-routing/iputils-ss990107.tar.gz> 

SEE ALSO

ping(8),clockdiff(8),tracepath(8)


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
WARNING
AUTHOR
BUGS
AVAILABILITY
SEE ALSO

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