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I really like the fing app on android (app that brute force scans all ips on the local network then port scans to see what services are active) and I was wondering if there was something similar that could be installed on a Raspberry pi.

The use case for me with this is I want to do a quick scan of my network to find headless IoT devices on my phone without needing to login to my router (password is long, difficult to navigate on mobile).

I like being able to assign nicknames to mac addresses to quickly exclude devices that are not new. I know about nmap/Zenmap but couldn't really find much of the latter for Raspberry pi (or a web interface for it). Ideally I'd just bookmark the static route and port to rpi0w serving application, hit scan button, and have a look at what the local/active IPs are.

Main reason I'm looking now is that with latest Android and iOS, access to MAC addresses have been disallowed so I would need to root my phone to have the same functionality.

Thanks.

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  • How you have connected to the Raspberry Pi Zero W? I mean, you want a package with GUI or just working on the terminal?
    – M. Rostami
    Jan 21, 2020 at 1:10
  • i have a little hdmi monitor and keyboard attached to it currently, could also ssh in, would prefer web interface so i could just pin it on android desktop
    – yingw
    Jan 21, 2020 at 1:38
  • Angry IP scanner is one of the best tools for you but it released just for amd64 and x86 architecture. You need an armhf/arm64 architecture. Maybe you would able to run it on the raspberry pi but I think it's not reasonable. However, you can do it easily by nmap/zenmap.
    – M. Rostami
    Jan 21, 2020 at 10:07

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