Promiscuous mode NIC card

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by servnj, Dec 8, 2004.

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  1. servnj

    servnj Guest

    I have a sniffer program that I would like to try on my network, the instructions say to use a NIC card in Promiscuous mode so that it can see all packets as well as bad packets. Can anyone suggest a NIC card that I could use in my laptop?

  2. meneer

    meneer Registered Member

    Nov 27, 2002
    The Netherlands
    Isn't every current ethernet NIC able to run in promiscuous mode? It only requires you to have root/admin access to the network.
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