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How to Ping a Class 3 or /24 Subnet on a network

Option 1 (Linux/ Unix Shell):


for ip in $(seq 1 254); do ping -c 1 192.168.1.$ip>/dev/null; [ $? -eq 0 ] && echo "192.168.1.$ip UP" >> ping-output.txt || : ; done


Note that -c operator was used on Solaris and may not work in other flavours so you may want to check manpages or try -n instead.

An example of above approach for given list of ip addresses;
for i in 192.168.0.1 192.168.0.10 192.168.0.55 192.168.0.200; do ping -c 1 $i > /dev/null; [ $? -eq 0 ] && echo "$i UP"; done

Option 2 (Linux/ Unix Shell):


Refer to Multiping bash script that uses ARP method and is more robust script to get you accurate details with MAC addresses.

http://blog.kamranshah.com/2012/08/icmp-ping-class-c-network-subnet-on.html 


Option 3 (Windows CMD):


for /L %I in (1,1,254) DO ping -w 100 -n 1 192.168.1.%I | find "Reply" >> ping-output.txt

Option 4 (Windows Powershell):

Use below for Powershell in systems such as Microsoft Windows Server 2012.
For ($i=1;1..254;$i++) {ping.exe -n 1 ("192.168.1." + $i) | where{$_ -match "bytes=32"}}

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