Solved

Find active computers on the network - perl

Posted on 2008-06-24
7
894 Views
Last Modified: 2008-06-24
Hi,

I need to find some computers on my network which has about 200. Basically I want to list the ones active.
any idea.

thanks,
0
Comment
Question by:d2marcelo
7 Comments
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:Smoken2337
ID: 21861221
Download and install look@lan its a free app that will scan your whole network.
0
 

Author Comment

by:d2marcelo
ID: 21861253
Thanks Smoken, but I was actually trying to find the machines without having to specify hostname or IP
0
 
LVL 39

Expert Comment

by:Adam314
ID: 21861317
Do you know an IP range, or subnet?
0
Live: Real-Time Solutions, Start Here

Receive instant 1:1 support from technology experts, using our real-time conversation and whiteboard interface. Your first 5 minutes are always free.

 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:Smoken2337
ID: 21861324
If you know the IP Range the software will do the scan and let you know what is on the network you do not need to know the hostnames because it will pull it for you.
0
 

Author Comment

by:d2marcelo
ID: 21861344
okay, that's good, but I was hoping to find a way to do it from a perl script so that I can perform other tasks on the system itself.
0
 

Author Comment

by:d2marcelo
ID: 21861348
and yes, I have the subnet
0
 
LVL 28

Accepted Solution

by:
FishMonger earned 250 total points
ID: 21861535
0

Featured Post

Gigs: Get Your Project Delivered by an Expert

Select from freelancers specializing in everything from database administration to programming, who have proven themselves as experts in their field. Hire the best, collaborate easily, pay securely and get projects done right.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

I've just discovered very important differences between Windows an Unix formats in Perl,at least 5.xx.. MOST IMPORTANT: Use Unix file format while saving Your script. otherwise it will have ^M s or smth likely weird in the EOL, Then DO NOT use m…
On Microsoft Windows, if  when you click or type the name of a .pl file, you get an error "is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file", then this means you do not have the .pl file extension associated with …
Explain concepts important to validation of email addresses with regular expressions. Applies to most languages/tools that uses regular expressions. Consider email address RFCs: Look at HTML5 form input element (with type=email) regex pattern: T…
This video shows how to quickly and easily add an email signature for all users on Exchange 2016. The resulting signature is applied on a server level by Exchange Online. The email signature template has been downloaded from: www.mail-signatures…

813 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

17 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now