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IP Sentinel
'IP Sentinel' is a tool that tries to prevent unauthorized usage of IP addresses within an ethernet broadcast domain by answering ARP requests. After receiving faked replies, requesting parties store the MAC in their ARP tables and will send future packets to this invalid MAC, rendering the IP unreachable.


User README included and available in HTML format from


Download version 0.12 (stable)
released on 29 March 2005



LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2Janet Casey9 September 2003

Leaders and contributors

Enrico Scholz Maintainer

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bug Tracking,Developer,Support E-mail

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Weak prerequisite diet libc

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 5 March 2007.


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