Advice 1: How to find a computer on the local network

In a local network you can also search for files or documents, but also computers. There are many programs that provide their users with the ability to search for necessary information. You can find the particular computer. It only needs to know its IP address.
How to find a computer on the local network
You will need
  • computer;
  • one of the programs: AngryIp scanner, NetSearch, NetView.
Instruction
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To search can use AngryIp scanner (you can download it from the official website at www.angryip.org). The application carries out port scanning. Run the utility on the computer. Before you open the window. Can perform settings of the program. Go to Tools and then click on Preferences. Be sure to put a checkmark on the tab Scan dead hosts which don't reply to ping. This will allow you to scan more slowly, and thus find more proxies. In option Ports specify the ports. In field of the P Range input ranges of the search. Then press the button Start. The search process is started. It remains only to wait a while and see the results. Before you will have a list of computers.
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Also a handy program to search for – NetSearch. Download and install to your computer and run the program (you can download it from the portal www.softportal.com). Before you open the window. To begin your search, find the tab "network Scan". Then click "Start" and wait for the result. In addition, you can specify the search parameters. You will have the opportunity to send a message to the user computer. In the program settings you can make it so that the program NetSearch will automatically start. To do this, select options on NetSearch.exe auto.
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NetView program that looks for IP addresses, computer names. The official website of the program does not, however, you can download it on the software portal www.soft.oszone.net. Install any language interface. This can be done in the settings. To start scanning, simply click on the "network Scanner" in the "Tools" or "Start scanner". The result will appear in the center of the working window. If you click on one of the names of the computer can make the edit. The user can also enter the IP addresses that he wants to find. The NetView program will scan the network and display the results to you. To work, you can use any of the listed programs.

Advice 2 : How to know the ip of your Internet

When you connect to the Internet the majority of users do not use additional services static IP addresses on the network. Of course, in most cases, the static address is not needed, but what if the static address you have, and you want to connect to your computer from the outside, that requires knowledge of IP addresses?
How to know the ip of your Internet
Instruction
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First of all, Windows operating systems, open the start menu, go to "control Panel". Go to "Network connections", right-click the icon of your connection to the Internet and select "Status". In the opened window select the tab "Support". Your IP address will be written in the appropriate line "IP address".
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For Unix systems, open a terminal and run the following command:
#sudo ifconfig
or on behalf of the administrator root
#ifconfig
The screen displays the properties of all your network interfaces. Network connection to the Internet will be named ppp0 or ppp1. His IP will be written after the word inetaddr.
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But to find out the IP of your Internet so it is not always possible - many providers disguise the real IP of the client. To learn from any operating system your real IP, go to one of the following sites - http://2ip.ru, http://speed-tester.info, http://www.myip.ru. Your IP address will be displayed on a web page. At the same time pay attention to the line "Proxy": if on the contrary it is "in use", it means that your computer is connected to the network through an intermediate proxy server, and find out the real IP of the computer impossible. The most common connection method used in organizations in the workplace.
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On Unix-like systems to find out the IP of your Internet you can also, by running the following command in console:
#wget -O - -q icanhazip.com
Your address will be displayed.
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If you are connected to the Internet via a router, then open the control panel of the router and click the tab "Condition". The external IP address will be listed in the appropriate line.

Advice 3 : How to determine the address of the computer on the network

Every computer connected to the Internet has its own individual digital number, called an IP address. It can be constant or changing from connection to connection, that is dynamic. The address type is determined by the network service provider. In some cases, the user needs to know its IP address. This can be done in several ways.
How to determine the address of the computer on the network
You will need
  • - computer with Internet access.
Instruction
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To begin with, remember that the IP address is comprised of 32 digits number which are usually written in decimal format as a sequence of four dot-separated numbers, for example: 11.11.312.322 or 128.0.0.1. The dynamic address you get automatically from your ISP upon each new network connection. It is used before the expiry of a session connection, and when a new connection is assigned a different address. The static address assigned to a subscriber firmly and does not change.
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Use to determine the address in a network operating system tools in Windows. To do this, run the option "IP configuration".
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Enter the menu "start" and "Run". In the window that appears, type cmd. Click ”OK”. In the command prompt, type ipconfig, and then complete the operation by pressing the ”Enter” key. You will see then the subnet mask, IP address of computer and IP address of the gateway used for the current network connection by default.
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For more information about the configuration of your personal computer in command prompt type ipconfig/all and press Enter. You will now see the so-called MAC address (physical address) and data about your network card.
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Use the information available in the properties of the current connection. Go to the folder "Network connections" and right-button mouse click on the connection icon, select "Status" and the field is this: the "Support" tab. Click "Details" to view the required you for more information.
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In the connection properties note the IP address has four groups of digits separated by dots. This will be the address of your personal computer. If you view the properties of a connection to the Internet, you should know that the IP address of the client – this is the address of the computer with which the other members of the network identificeret you and your actions.

Advice 4 : How to find the device on the network

The necessity of finding the network devices may occur in various cases, for example, when configuring the network or checking the security level. Knowing which devices are connected to the network, gives the administrator the necessary information for planning further work.
How to find the device on the network
You will need
  • - special scanning program.
Instruction
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Any networked device has a network IP address or MAC address. In order to test the network, applications scanners. There are many such programs, but the greatest popularity to name a few.
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The most famous and popular scanner is nmap. The program allows you to scan given address range, it has plenty of settings allowing you to select the optimal scan mode. It is worth noting that this scanner is most popular among hackers. Among the shortcomings of the scanner for the average user is the fact that it works in console mode. However, there is also a version with familiar to Windows users gui-based – Zenmap.
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Download the file and run the installation program. After the installation has finished, run Zenmap. In the opened window specify the scanning purpose, it can be as specific IP address and a range. For network scanning you need to specify a range to determine the active device that is connected to the network and have an IP address. Will also need to set the scan options. Since the program has a huge number of settings for different scanning options with them to get better acquainted in the guidebook.
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If you just want to check some range for the presence of working machines, use a simple but very handy utility Angry IP Scanner. Online you can find the second and third version, the second (for example, version 2.20) is more convenient. Running the program, specify the start and end value of port range, and in settings – the scanned ports. You can specify a list of individual ports and the range. The program starts scanning the band, bringing in the list of found devices. "Live" addresses are marked in green circles that do not meet red. In the settings (Options – ... Options - Only open ports), you can configure the program to output only active resources. The scan results can be saved in a text file.
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