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A small Ruby gem that will scan your local network for running HTTP services and return an array IP addresses.

Documentation is available on


Add this line to your application's Gemfile:

gem 'http_scanner'

And then execute:

$ bundle

Or install it yourself as:

$ gem install http_scanner


require 'http_scanner'

scanner =
ip_addresses = scanner.scan('SomeText')   # Look for pages containing SomeText


After checking out the repo, run bin/setup to install dependencies. Then, run bin/console for an interactive prompt that will allow you to experiment.

To install this gem onto your local machine, run bundle exec rake install. To release a new version, update the version number in version.rb, and then run bundle exec rake release to create a git tag for the version, push git commits and tags, and push the .gem file to


  1. Fork it ( )
  2. Create your feature branch (git checkout -b my-new-feature)
  3. Commit your changes (git commit -am 'Add some feature')
  4. Push to the branch (git push origin my-new-feature)
  5. Create a new Pull Request