Is there a way to know who is pinging my PC on my network. Is it possible to monitor all
ICMP packets , how can i do that ?
Yes that is possible using
In Terminal of the computer you want to minitor :
The it will start listening on ethX and waiting for arrived packets.
Example : I have 2 pc win7 10.1.1.8 , Ubuntu 10.1.1.57 which will monitor packets arrived :
On ubuntu :
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Good workout @nux I liked it .
I also would like to add my trick I use to find who's pinging me by using
When I run in terminal
For example , I can always see when my Internet provider is pinging me during my session, when I run this command .
To see everything avahi can do , Run :
This package must simply be installed (if you don't have it):
Then add this command to the
To check who pings you , just check the log file:
You can also use a monitoring applications such as Wireshark.