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prakash ramakrishnan

Joined: Feb 20, 2006
Posts: 6

I have list of all the InetAddress attached to the LAN. I want to search particular file types in a system using its InetAddress. (InetAddress is nothing but IP address) Using that i want to search mp3 , jpeg etc files are in the system. Can any one help me..

Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Posts: 42955
What kind of access do you have to those machines - are they all shared drives? Then you can mount them and perform a directory scan.
The jCIFS library ( can help with this if the target machines, but not the client, are Windows machines.
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