v0.2.2 of the arpwitch tool has been released.
Arpwitch is a a modern arpwatch replacement with JSON formatted outputs and easy options to exec commands when network changes are observed.
Included is a hard coded convenience
--exec definition that invokes nmap when new network-addresses are observed
which nicely demonstrates the usefulness of
Legacy versions based on year-date (eg v2018.2) have been hard-deprecated in favour of a backward incompatible standard version scheme (eg v0.2.0) and with this major revision change the CLI arguments are quite different to previous versions, however they are based on what-works-well in the field.
To get started, install arpwitch using pip and start firing off nmap for each new ip/hw address seen on your network
pip3 install arpwitch sudo arpwitch --debug --nmap --datafile /tmp/arpwitch.dat | jq .