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This is a little tool that informs "root" about new MACs in the network via syslog and mail. This monitors the activities of computers in Your network.
If you want to use this solution you need the following howto(s) finished:
The interfaces arpwatch should watch.
IFACES="eth0 wlan0 tap0" OPTIONS="-N"
For starting the new service after system reboot you should add it to a runlevel with the following command(s):
rc-update add arpwatch
Please send a feedback to: doc<at>gabosh.netHowto listing
Here you can find the official Gentoo Linux Forums where you can find a lot of answers.
Here a link to the official Gentoo Linux Homepage.