SUMMARY: how to find ip of a host that i only know its mac address

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Date: Thu Oct 16 2003 - 17:18:14 EDT
thanks all here is the summary:

do an

arp -a | grep <mac address>

if the mac address is not in the arp cache, a broadcast ping (i.e. ping
your broadcast address) will update your arp cache.  At this point, do

arp -a | grep <mac address>

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