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Promiscuous Mode
From: "Simon Templar" <73696d6f6e74656d706c617200 () googlemail com>
Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2008 14:51:20 +0100

Hello everybody,

I have a question concerning "Promiscuous Mode", I know what it is,
but I would like to know exactly what is happening behind the scenes
when I change my NIC to this mode

For example: what is the technicality in writing the command:
 ifconfig eth0 promisc?

Your help is so much appreciated.
Best regards.

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