[thelist] server ip

Hassan Schroeder hassan at webtuitive.com
Sat Apr 17 10:34:27 CDT 2004

Dan McCullough wrote:
> I got a sun box here that was shipped but no one knows at the shipping place
> what the ip address is (long story don't ask :))
> No CD, Floppy or Monitor.  Is there anyway by hooking it up to my router or
> Windows box to see its Ethernet IP address

If you've got an appropriate serial (RS-232) cable, you can log
into it using the Windows 'HyperTerminal' and check directly.

Alternatively, if you've got Ethereal or equivalent 'sniffer'
software on the Windows box, just watch for the Sun's first ARP
request when it powers up.

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