Scan IP addresses on LAN

A simple solution to scan your network is nmap. Avoid to use nmap in external networks, as it could be considered as an “attack”.

To install nmap in Debian/Ubuntu

apt-get install nmap

For other distibutions see here.

Example

Scan network

nmap -sP 192.168.1.1-254

Result

Starting Nmap 6.25 ( http://nmap.org ) at 2013-08-24 19:38 EEST
Nmap scan report for 192.168.1.1
Host is up (0.0027s latency).
Nmap scan report for medisign.lo (192.168.1.51)
Host is up (0.000059s latency).
Nmap scan report for 192.168.1.71
Host is up (0.0046s latency).
Nmap done: 254 IP addresses (3 hosts up) scanned in 6.05 seconds

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