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arpwatch monitors mac adresses on your network and writes them into a file.
last know timestamp and change notification is included. use it to monitor for unknown (and as such, likely to be intruder's) mac adresses or somebody messing around with your arp_/dns_tables.

based upon the well-known version from ftp://ftp.ee.lbl.gov/

keywords = { arpwatch, MAC, IP, network, change detection }

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arpwatch NG 1.7:

update autoconf system to support x86_64 better [UPDATED]

arpwatch NG 1.6:

use a central report function table to ease customization [FIXED]

minor cleanups and updates [FIXED]

arpwatch NG 1.5:

try to report error on startup better _ arp.dat _ ethercodes.dat [FIXED]

arpwatch NG 1.4:

try to report _all anomalities via the report function _not syslog [FIXED]

mode 2 _ make action list parseable [FIXED]

further static'fy local functions in arpwatch.c [FIXED]

ethercodes updated from nmap-4.11 and removed old ones [UPDATED]

arpwatch NG 1.2:

on make install also install man-pages [FIXED]

ethercodes updated from nmap-4.00 [UPDATED]

arpwatch NG 1.1:

allow for attaching pcap / tcpdump_style filters [ADDED]

improve and update man-page [FIXED]

arpwatch NG 1.0:

allow getopt() to complain about unknown options [FIXED]

rework help output and send to stdout, not stderr [FIXED]

 

previous versions _ all changes included in NG 1.0 _

DROP1:

code was in bad and old shape [FIXED]

ethercodes were old - updated from NMAP [FIXED]

DROP2:

reporting to stdout added [ADDED]

ethercodes updated from nmap-3.81 [UPDATED]

DROP3:

report using raw mode _ so later filters can change output as they like _ [ADDED]

close stdin _ stdout _ stderr in daemon again [FIXED]

clean up reporting subsystem [FIXED]

DROP4:

compile fix for arpwatch.c [FIXED]

segfault fix for report.c -> arpwatch.c: uninitialized function pointer [FIXED]

include overflow security fix [FIXED]

DROP4.1:

compile fix for NON-GNU systems: strndup() missing [ADDED]

DROP5:

rewrite make install target [FIXED]

remove #ifdef DEBUG altogether [FIXED]

simplify initialization code in arpwatch.c [FIXED]

DROP6:

apply lots of vendor patches from debian [MERGED]

eg continue on unconfigured interface, option -p for non-promiscous mode, ... - see changelog

misc fixes [FIXED]

DROP7:

more debian patches [MERGED]

drop privileges to user _ specify sendmail-prog _ mail-to option

minor security fix for replacement strndup() [FIXED]

DROP8:

added fancy mac adress printing [ADDED]

DROP9:

ethercodes updated from nmap-3.83 [UPDATED]

add -F as mail_from option [ADDED]

shorten checkpoint time of arp db [FIXED]

also try mktemp in mkdep script [FIXED]

DROP10:

fix bug: arp.dat was not checkpointed or updated while running [FIXED]

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arpwatch NG 1.7

arpwatch NG 1.6

arpwatch NG 1.5

arpwatch NG 1.4

arpwatch NG 1.2

arpwatch NG 1.1

arpwatch NG 1.0

previous versions

arpwatch-DROP1.tar.bz2
arpwatch-DROP2.tar.bz2
arpwatch-DROP3.tar.bz2
arpwatch-DROP4.1.tar.bz2
arpwatch-DROP5.tar.bz2
arpwatch-DROP6.tar.bz2
arpwatch-DROP7.tar.bz2
arpwatch-DROP8.tar.bz2
arpwatch-DROP9.tar.bz2
arpwatch-DROP10.tar.bz2

dont bother to go up one dir _ its all german _ and weird _freek