net.recon

This module is enabled by default and is responsible for periodically reading the system ARP table in order to detect new hosts on the network.

Commands

net.recon on

Start network hosts discovery.

net.recon off

Stop network hosts discovery.

net.clear

Clear all endpoints collected by the hosts discovery module.

net.show

Show cache hosts list (default sorting by ip).

net.show ADDRESS1, ADDRESS2

Show information about a specific list of addresses (by IP or MAC).

net.show.meta ADDRESS1, ADDRESS2

Show metadata (mDNS, UPnP, open ports, etc) about a specific list of addresses (by IP or MAC).

Parameters

parameter default description
net.show.meta false If true, the net.show command will show all metadata collected about each endpoint.
net.show.filter Defines a regular expression filter for net.show.
net.show.sort ip asc Defines sorting field (ip, mac, seen, sent, rcvd) and direction (asc or desc) for net.show.
net.show.limit 0 If greater than zero, defines limit for net.show.

Examples

Sort by IP and filter for MAC addresses starting with B8:

> set net.show.sort ip asc
> set net.show.filter ^B8
> net.show

Filter by endpoints with the string Apple in their hostname or vendor fields:

> set net.show.filter Apple
> net.show

Show top 10 endpoints sorted by last activity timestamp:

> set net.show.sort seen desc
> set net.show.limit 10
> net.show