I'm sysadmin for a small company; my users are on 10.6.8 (iMacs) and do not have admin rights for various reasons. The only times this is annoying is when a print job jams or otherwise does not go ...
Is there anyway to ping a computer's IP and find out some basic information about it? Platform, OS, etc... If so, how would that be done?
I know you can do ifconfig | grep inet, but that shows you several IP addresses. How do I get the specific one for SSHing et al?
How would I find out all the devices on my LAN by pinging them all in terminal? What would the code be?