Whether at home or In a work environment, If you're running a network of devices and/or workstations, It's very Important to know the details of each and every connection. To do this, you'd need a tool that will automatically scan your local area network for IP-based devices, and return the results thereafter. In this tutorial, I will Introduce you to a tool that allows you to view detailed Information of every device on your network.
Depending on your environment and overall usability, there are many reasons why you should be kept up-to-date with what's going on within your local area network. Perhaps you wish to Implement MAC address filtering, or (If you're running a wireless network) make sure that an attacker hasn't cracked your wireless encryption key and gained unauthorized access. Whatever the reason may be, having the Information at your disposal Is paramount.
As such, I will show you how to monitor your network, by using a neat little tool named Slitheris Network Discovery, that can be downloaded from the official website or via this reputable source. If you have 25 devices or less, It's totally free to use. For the purpose of this article, I will be demonstrating my wireless home network. So without further delay, let's get this tutorial started.