[kwlug-disc] Promiscuous mode

Brad Bierman bbierman42 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 14 22:48:16 EDT 2010


The big problem is with the traffic parsers.  Many of them have had
bugs in them (TCP Dump, Wireshark).


On Wed, Apr 14, 2010 at 1:36 AM, Paul Nijjar <paul_nijjar at yahoo.ca> wrote:
> 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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