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ifind - Find the meta-data structure that has allocated a given disk
unit or file name.
ifind [-avVl] [-f fstype] [-d data_unit] [-n file]
[-p par_inode] [-z ZONE] [-i imgtype] [-o imgoffset] [-b dev_sector_size] image
ifind finds the meta-data structure that has data_unit
allocated a data unit or has a given file name. In some cases any of the
structures can be unallocated and this will still find the results.
are several required and optional arguments. The image file names must
be specified each time:
- image [images]
- The disk or partition image to read,
whose format is given with ’-i’. Multiple image file names can be given if
the image is split into multiple segments. If only one image file is given,
and its name is the first in a sequence (e.g., as indicated by ending in
’.001’), subsequent image segments will be included automatically.
also specify what you are looking for and include one of the following:
- -d data_unit
- Finds the meta data structure that has allocated a given data
unit (block, cluster, etc.)
- -n file
- Finds the meta data structure that is
pointed to by the given file name.
- -p par_inode
- Finds the unallocated MFT
entries in an NTFS image that have the given inode as the parent. Can be
used with ’-l and -z’.
There are also several optional arguments:
- Find all
meta-data structures (only works when looking with a data_unit).
- -f fstype
the file system type. Use ’-f list’ to list the supported file system types.
If not given, autodetection methods are used.
- List the details of each
file found with ’-p’, like ’fls -l’.
- -i imgtype
- Identify the type of image file,
such as raw. Use ’-i list’ to list the supported types. If not given, autodetection
methods are used.
- -o imgoffset
- The sector offset where the file system starts
in the image.
- -b dev_sector_size
- The size, in bytes, of the underlying device
sectors. If not given, the value in the image format is used (if it exists)
or 512-bytes is assumed.
- Verbose output to stderr.
- Display version.
- -z ZONE
’-p -l’ were given, this will set the timezone for the correct times.
# ifind -f fat -d 456 fat-img.dd
# ifind -f linux-ext2 -n "/etc/" linux-img.dd
# ifind -f ntfs -p 5 -l -z EST5EDT ntfs-img.dd
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