[Bridge] how to get a list of ip adresses

Sebastian Gottschall (DD-WRT) s.gottschall at dd-wrt.com
Mon Jan 19 17:06:40 PST 2009

?ukasz Mierzwa schrieb:
> Hi,
> I'm running kvm virtual machines with bridged networking with 
> libvirtd, virtual guests are getting ip addresses from dhcp, listing 
> interface information on kvm host gives me only bridge ip, there is no 
> information about guests ip assigned by dhcpd to tap interfaces that 
> are added to the bridge, is there any way to get this information from 
> kvm host system where the bridge is created? I couldn't find any 
> usable information on this subject, right now I need to check dhcp 
> leases or login over vnc. Thanks for any help.
the bridging code is not responsible for tracking ip informations. you 
really have to check your dhcp leases which is the clean way.
another trick is sending a broadcast ping to your client network and 
looking at the arp table. but this is just a dirty way

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