[Winpcap-users] Feature request: restricting use of winpcap

Gianluca Varenni gianluca.varenni at cacetech.com
Tue Aug 2 18:01:13 GMT 2005

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ph. Marek" <philipp.marek at bmlv.gv.at>
To: <winpcap-users at winpcap.org>
Cc: "Gianluca Varenni" <gianluca.varenni at cacetech.com>
Sent: Monday, August 01, 2005 11:20 PM
Subject: Re: [Winpcap-users] Feature request: restricting use of winpcap

> On Monday 01 August 2005 20:44, Gianluca Varenni wrote:
>> Hi Phil.
>> As Loris explained some days ago on the mailing list
>> (http://www.winpcap.org/pipermail/winpcap-users/2005-July/000202.html) we
>> are definitely planning to add such feature, but it won't be available in
>> the upcoming WinPcap 3.1. The idea is putting some ACLs on the npf 
>> devices
>> to selectively allow/deny tx and rx through a control panel applet (or
>> something similar).
> Great!
> Will there be some nightly-build or something like that? :-)

We are thinking of adding such feature (or at least a nightly snapshot of 
the sources), but nothing concrete, at the moment.


> My needs would be satisfied if I could specify a string in the registry, 
> which
> specifies a group or user, which can access the npf device (could be 
> everyone
> by default). I would need no control panel.
> A string specifying a "default" or "must" filter would be nice, but is not
> necessary.
> Regards,
> Phil

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