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Re: Promiscuous Mode
From: Robin Sheat <robin () kallisti net nz>
Date: Sat, 22 Mar 2008 17:04:57 +1300
On Thursday 20 March 2008 14:27:38 Morgan Reed wrote:
It won't make any difference on a switched network as you won't see
packets not destined for your MAC address anyway (Unless they're
...or you arp-flood the appropriate switch.
I have a related question: if your network card is in promisc mode and
assuming you can see the packets at all (because you're on a hub or
something), and someone sends a packet with a MAC address that isn't yours,
but that is addressed to your IP, what is the typical response of the network
stack? Ignore it because the MAC is wrong, or accept it because the IP
address is correct? Does this behaviour vary based on configuration or OS?
PS: Hi Morgan, fancy seeing you here :)
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