Ping-ARP Plugin

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License: MIT

Author: Dmitry Degtyarev

The Ping-ARP plugin is designed to monitor network devices on a local and global network.

Some devices on the network do not allow ping icmp. In this case, you can try to apply this plugin.

It functions similarly to the Ping ICMP plugin, but, unlike it, it sends/receives not ICMP requests/responses, but ARP requests/responses. Since ARP packets are broadcast and do not pass through routers; this plugin can be used only within level 2 domains.

Plugin installation

The plugin installation procedure is shown here

Plugin setup

Plugin settings are not required.

Channel configure

Channel configuration is done in the same way as channel configuration in the Ping-ICMP plugin, except for the additional field:

  • MAC — MAC address. Leave by default (any)