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How to find out who else is on my network?

Discussion in 'Networking and Wireless' started by ramich, Apr 27, 2006.

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  1. ramich

    ramich Notebook Guru

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    Hi,

    I have wired desktop and wireless laptop connected to Linksys wrt54g. I'm pretty certain I did everything right security wise (WPA, MAC addresses, firewall) but I want to know how to check if anyone else is using my network or if it's secure enough. Is there any way check it on either of my PCs or maybe there's a way to do it online, similar to checking connection speed or IP address? Thanks a lot.
     
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    You can see who's on your wireless network by accessing your router's admin application.
     
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    the thing with net view is that when i do it on wired desktop it doesn't even show my laptop?!? As far as checking router's admininstration (192.168...) I check incoming and outgoing logs and incoming shows nothing at all, while outgoing gives me bunch of IP addresses and honestly I have no idea who they belong to ... any other ideas? maybe i'm looking in the wrong place. thanks
     
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    Look at the DHCP client table. That should list everyone.
     
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    thanks kegobeer - that seemed to work :)
     
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