Re: Real-Time Network monitoring

From: Lawrence Rodis (lrodis_at_strategicresource.com)
Date: 01/31/04


Date: Sat, 31 Jan 2004 08:01:46 GMT

Grunt,

As Hairy stated promiscuous mode only works on data that gets put on that
line. With real switches traffic between two PC will not be seen by a
third.

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Regards,
Lawrence A. Rodis
President
Strategic Resource Consulting Group L.L.C.
702-221-6274
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"Grunt" <me@privacy.net> wrote in message
news:Xns94808DE2FAE2Dgruntnowherecn@130.133.1.4...
> "Hairy One Kenobi" <abuse@[127.0.0.1]> seems to think in
> news:HNtSb.13832$YV1.4933@newsfep4-winn.server.ntli.net:
>
> > "Damjan" <dj19@email.si> wrote in message
> > news:DBsSb.3242$%x4.367361@news.siol.net...
> >> Hi!
> >>
> >> I'm wondering, if somewhere exist some tool, that can monitor tcp/ip
> >> over all network one ane computer? I use switch and have 5 computers
> >> in
> > network.
> >> Can I monitor traffic during them on my box?
> >
> > Ethereal is a good Freeware sniffer, but they'll all have problems
> > with a switch (this directs traffic directly between [generally] two
> > ports and prevents the traffic from being monitored).
> >
> > A hub will work just fine, if you don't have the sort of high-end
> > switch that directly supports sniffing.
> >
>
> Windows NT server has a network monitor application included that will
> monitor and filter any packet on the local machine.
>
> The driver must be installed.
>
> Windows SMS includes a "promiscuous mode" driver that will sniff packets
on
> the entire LAN.
>
>
> -- 
> -- ipgrunt
>