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can i activate monitor mode on a ethernet cable

asked 2020-11-19 19:19:57 +0000

Ender_Neale gravatar image

updated 2020-11-20 08:19:46 +0000

i want to monitor my networks traffic but all the monitor mods are wireless i need to know if i can make it wired.

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answered 2020-11-19 19:34:36 +0000

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That's known as promiscuous mode. Even with that enabled you can only capture traffic that passes the NIC, on a switched network you won't see any traffic that isn't sent out on the switch port you're connected to.

See the wiki page on Ethernet capture for more info.

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