Problem solved. Networking Question Identify Users

Discussion in 'Technology' started by JohnnyGaloshes, Mar 31, 2017.

  1. JohnnyGaloshes

    JohnnyGaloshes Gaben's Own Aimbot Contributor

    I have a Networking Question as the topic says. When i go to see what is currently connected to the Router, this is what i see.

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    Now, how the hell can i tell what device is what. I mean, i know an Android is either a cell phone, tablet or our G Box. But i also have an apple TV, a laptop and 2 Xbox One. How can i find out through the device which is which. even when i named the tablet or phone by their user name it shows the Android-****** stuff. also an unknown vendor with an IP....

    I know the JohnnyGaloshes one is my PC, it is connected via plug, not wireless.

    Appreciate the help...
     
  2. KinCryos

    KinCryos TF2 Admin Contributor Mapper

    Steam:

    I usually go to the other devices and see what the internal network IP address is.

    by "i named the tablet or phone by their user name" did you name the device using those pencil icons seen in the screenshot or did you name the device through it's own setup screen? 'cause I know Android devices don't use their names when connecting via. Wi-Fi, only Bluetooth.

    one thing you can do is give known Android devices their own reserved IP addresses through the Router's LAN settings. at least that way you can differentiate between known and unknown Android devices
     
  3. JohnnyGaloshes

    JohnnyGaloshes Gaben's Own Aimbot Contributor

    Yeah exactly. If i named it "MYTABLET" in the tablet, it doesn't show it as that on the network.
     
  4. KinCryos

    KinCryos TF2 Admin Contributor Mapper

    Steam:

    okay, you'll have to look at the Wi-Fi settings on the tablet to see what its IP address currently is, and then go into your router's settings and use the pencil icon on the Android device with the matching IP address to give it a nickname for the Router to use for ID purposes
     
  5. DaivdBaekr

    DaivdBaekr Moderator Contributor

    Steam:

    You can also try this but it's hard-mode and only narrows it down to manufacturer:

    Go to your PC and open up command prompt
    Type "arp -a" and hit enter. This gives you your ARP cache.
    Look through the Internet Address column for one of the IPs you're curious about
    If you don't see one there, ping that IP, and type "arp -a" again. It should include it in your ARP cache now.
    Copy the corresponding physical address (the column to the right of internet addresses)
    Paste it in at https://macvendors.com/
    This will at least give you a manufacturer.

    Since you have two Xbox Ones this won't work in their case. You can easily disconnect those and ping the addresses to see which doesn't respond, though.
     
  6. KinCryos

    KinCryos TF2 Admin Contributor Mapper

    Steam:

    I think Xbox One systems actually use the nicknames you give them for router ID purposes. I'm pretty sure mine does (though the nickname I gave it is simply "XboxOne", no space)
     
  7. JohnnyGaloshes

    JohnnyGaloshes Gaben's Own Aimbot Contributor

    So far i have gone through my Apple TV, the G box, my tablet, my 2 phones and i have found the IP and named the ones accordingly. Now i just have to get all the others rounded up and fix those i guess. Time consuming but only way i guess.
     
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