Radarcape:CapeFinder

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About CapeFinder

CapeFinder on Windows

CapeFinder is a small and easy to use tool that provides a neat overview of your local Radarcapes. It also shows additional information including IP-Address, Hostname, Software-Version and MAC-Address. You can easily access your Radarcapes webpage with a double click or copy its IP by pressing Ctrl+C. See 'features' for more.

Do you have some great ideas or would like to have additional functionality? Feel free to contact me at support@jetvision.de.


How to use

Download the latest version and run it.

Hint: You need to allow network access to make CapeFinder able to do its work.


Features

CapeFinder automatically detects your network configuration and finds connected Radarcapes.

Standard controls:

  • Double click IP-Address: open selected Radarcape in default browser. (via its current IP-Address)
  • Double click hostname: does the same but uses the hostname. Requires a working DNS-Server.
  • Ctrl+C: copy selected Radarcapes' IP-Address to clipboard.
  • Click column names: sort all entries. Click twice to sort in reverse order.

Advanced controls:

  • F5: manually trigger the automatic scanning.
  • F6: re-scan local network adapters. Use that if you connect a new adapter during runtime.
  • F7: manually check for update
  • Double click console message: copy all messages to clipboard.


Requirements

  • Radarcapes must run on firmware version 161030 or newer.
  • Your firewall has to allow CapeFinder network access. Add an exception if necessary.
  • Currently only Windows is supported.


Technical Limitations

Note: If you do not know what this is about you probably can just proceed to downloads.

  • Only radarcapes within the same subnets as your PC can be found.
  • CapeFinder does not support IPv6 for now.
  • All involved network knots have to allow multicast messages. That includes for example Router, WLAN-Repeater, Access-Points, Network-Bridges and VPN-Connections.


Known Issues

  • Opening the webpage via DNS does not work: that happens when you do not have an DNS-Server in your network or it does not work properly. Use the IP method instead.
  • 'n/a' is shown instead of the real MAC-Address: some older software combinations (Linux and RC-Firmware) do not support gathering the MAC yet. This should be gone after updating both.


Downloads

Windows: CapeFinder-1.0.0.0-win32

CapeFinder-1.0.0.0-win32.exe
MD5:    6b5b17f2ff85a29ee716f68f4e54ed4a 
SHA512: 17154dc717f0d705ff271961a5cc90d4074b88f1ea2dcc974d8e9f7959aa6245160c50e6e438bd94e52881b39a753f5d708d4545eb68e8ee5574734263a7690b


Changelog

1.0.0.0: initial release