[Winpcap-users] Feature request: restricting use of winpcap
gianluca.varenni at cacetech.com
Mon Aug 1 22:39:49 GMT 2005
----- Original Message -----
From: "Loris Degioanni" <loris.degioanni at gmail.com>
To: <winpcap-users at winpcap.org>
Sent: Monday, August 01, 2005 3:20 PM
Subject: Re: [Winpcap-users] Feature request: restricting use of winpcap
>I would say the second one. Of course this is just an idea, without too
>many toughts behind it.
> The administrator could restrict the captures to the local machine, and
> the user could furter choose only port 80 packets.
I was thinking that it could be interesting to restricting the user not to
enable promiscuous mode, as well, although I'm not so sure it's feasible (at
the moment I don't remember what happens if two apps open open the same
adapter, one in promisc mode and the other in non-promisc mode).
Have a nice day
> Guy Harris wrote:
>> On Aug 1, 2005, at 12:18 PM, Loris Degioanni wrote:
>>> Sorry for my previuos email in Italian, wrongly sent to the list. I was
>>> commenting with Gianluca that a "default" BPF filter, that the
>>> administrator can set to restrict the view of normal users, could be a
>>> quite cool feature to add.
>> As a filter that is used instead of the user-specified filter, or as a
>> filter that's implicitly ANDed with the user-specified filter (so the
>> user can further restrict the capture to see even fewer packets than the
>> default filter can see)?
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