October 30th, 2001, 07:33 PM
I am trying to figure out how to set my Network card to promiscuous mode.
I am running Windows ME.
Is that a techinical term 'promiscuous mode'?
October 30th, 2001, 08:44 PM
Does the network card support 'promiscuous mode'? And yes it is a technical term.
Promiscuous mode is a state in which a network adapter card copies all the frames that pass over the network to a local buffer, regardless of the destination address. This mode enables Network Monitor to capture and display all network traffic.
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October 30th, 2001, 08:50 PM
You will need a device driver to support P mode, there is libpcap for *nix and win32, not sure if there is a version available for ME yet.
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October 30th, 2001, 08:51 PM
My computer is set to.. promiscuous mode.. Unfortunately.. it can't keep its cord out of my commodores port.. hmm.. it's in promiscuous sex mode.. now I got it.. and.. I suppose it's got some jungle fever.. I saw it going for the VCR..
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October 30th, 2001, 09:06 PM
talk about hard-drive....
October 30th, 2001, 10:57 PM
October 31st, 2001, 02:32 PM
October 31st, 2001, 10:38 PM
Are you just trying to set up your NIC in Promiscuous mode, or are you trying to get a sniffer to work? Just setting in up in promiscuous mode won't get you anywhere if you don't have software to interpret and capture the packets.
Try NATAS if you want a lightweight easy sniffer for Win and the winpcap packet capturing driver if your nic supports it.
November 1st, 2001, 08:40 PM
I am going to code my own sniffer. I just need to know if there is a manual way to turn promiscuous mode on, or if I can code it in my program.
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November 12th, 2001, 02:47 AM