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Re: [nmap-svn] r29930 - in nmap: . nping
From: "Luis MartinGarcia." <luis.mgarc () gmail com>
Date: Wed, 03 Oct 2012 22:43:02 +0200

On 10/03/2012 05:43 PM, commit-mailer () insecure org wrote:
Author: david
Date: Wed Oct  3 08:43:18 2012
New Revision: 29930

Call nsp_setdevice after nsp_new in our Nsock pools.

The exceptions are the calls in ncat/ncat_connect.c and
nping/EchoServer.cc. Ncat doesn't have an option for the interface, and
I think Nping's -e option is only meant to apply to probes, not to the
echo server listener.

That is correct. The echo server uses -e to let users capture packets on
a specific network interface. For the TCP listener, the echo server will
listen on port 9929 on any IP address assigned to the box, unless a
specific address is passed with -S. In that case, the bind() operation
will be done to that address instead of INADDR_ANY.


Luis MartinGarcia.
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