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RE: mirroring cable model traffic
From: "Rony Cohen" <Rony.Cohen () t-mobile co uk>
Date: Mon, 14 Apr 2008 09:01:22 +0100


alternatively, you can build your own TAP. have a look there
http://www.enigmacurry.com/articles/building-an-ethernet-tap/

        _rony


-----Original Message-----
From: listbounce () securityfocus com
[mailto:listbounce () securityfocus com] On Behalf Of Chas Meyer
Sent: Sunday, April 06, 2008 11:35 PM
To: security-basics () securityfocus com
Subject: mirroring cable model traffic

Just a quick question - I've decided to run snort on all the
traffic running in and out of my house.  Since my home switch 
is unmanaged (I can't set up a mirror port), I've done it 
ghetto style.  I set up a hub in between my cable modem and 
my router/switch and plugged the interface on my server that 
I would like to use for sniffing into that hub.  However, 
when I test this rig with tcpdump (using command: sudo 
tcpdump -vvv -i eth0), all I am getting is arp requests on my 
ISP's network, even with internet use from my local network.  
Shouldn't I also be seeing all the traffic that is 
originating and terminating at my router/switch?  Any help 
would be great.  Thanks.

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