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arpwatch (Monitoring tools for tracking IP addresses on a network)

The arpwatch package contains arpwatch and arpsnmp.  Arpwatch and
arpsnmp are both network monitoring tools.  Both utilities monitor
Ethernet or FDDI network traffic and build databases of Ethernet/IP
address pairs, and can report certain changes via email.

Home: http://ee.lbl.gov/

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1) After installing the arpwatch package 
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1.1) Change current location to the arpwatch working directory:

     # cd /var/lib/arpwatch

1.2) Download newest MAC addresses database:

     # wget http://standards.ieee.org/regauth/oui/oui.txt

1.3) Convert it into ethercodes.dat format using script included in arpwatch source:

     # massagevendor oui.txt > ethercodes.dat

1.4) Remove unnecessary database file:

     # rm -f oui.txt

1.5) Congratulations, you have just created ethercodes.dat file with the newest MAC adresses.