Take the 2-minute tour ×
Server Fault is a question and answer site for system and network administrators. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I have a NAS (LinkStation Mini). Its windows software identifies it correctly. I want to identify device and its IP and mount the same.

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

You can pull up the Window's ARP table with "arp -a" (without the quotes) the at command prompt, since it is already communicating with the device based upon your description. It's ARP table should contain the device's MAC-to-IP mapping for its communication.

share|improve this answer
    
Hi. I am Ubuntu. Does my device publish ARP packets ? How do i know ? When i type rarp it says not supported on this kernel. –  Jigar Shah Jul 28 '11 at 17:56
    
"Its windows software identifies it correctly." Go to the Windows system and perform the described steps to obtain the currently assigned IP or assign the device a static IP when you can access it. –  user48838 Jul 29 '11 at 14:25

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.