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arpwatch

ARP monitoring with arpwatch

Prerequisites:

  • Make sure e-mail works

Install and configure arpwatch

  • Install aprwatch.
    yum install arpwatch
  • Start arpwatch at boot.
    chkconfig arpwatch on
  • Change config if needed, edit /etc/sysconfig/arpwatch.
  • Start arpwatch.
    service arpwatch start

Example mail

subject: new station (apc.mgmt.polaire.nl)

           hostname: apc.mgmt.polaire.nl
         ip address: 1.2.3.4
   ethernet address: 0:c0:b7:95:ca:fe
    ethernet vendor: AMERICAN POWER CONVERSION CORP
          timestamp: Tuesday, June 24, 2014 21:48:39 +0200
arpwatch.txt · Last modified: 2014/06/24 19:49 by admin