[kwlug-disc] Promiscuous mode

Paul Nijjar paul_nijjar at yahoo.ca
Wed Apr 14 01:36:56 EDT 2010

On Tue, Apr 13, 2010 at 11:42:51PM -0400, Brad Bierman wrote:
> This is a Ubuntu box, but it should be the same as Debian. 

I tried Lori's suggestion, and it works. 

> It is
> important to make the promisc interface an IP address that is not
> routable. 

I have heard/read this advice before. But I don't know what goes wrong if
you make the promiscuous interface routable. What goes wrong?


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