pcap_set_promisc(3pcap) — Linux manual page


PCAP_SET_PROMISC(3PCAP)                          PCAP_SET_PROMISC(3PCAP)

NAME         top

       pcap_set_promisc - set promiscuous mode for a not-yet-activated
       capture handle

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <pcap/pcap.h>

       int pcap_set_promisc(pcap_t *p, int promisc);

DESCRIPTION         top

       pcap_set_promisc() sets whether promiscuous mode should be set on
       a capture handle when the handle is activated.  If promisc is
       non-zero, promiscuous mode will be set, otherwise it will not be

RETURN VALUE         top

       pcap_set_promisc() returns 0 on success or PCAP_ERROR_ACTIVATED
       if called on a capture handle that has been activated.

SEE ALSO         top

       pcap(3PCAP), pcap_create(3PCAP), pcap_activate(3PCAP)

COLOPHON         top

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                             3 January 2014      PCAP_SET_PROMISC(3PCAP)