pcapinfo man page

pcapinfo — Prints detailed information about the network devices

Synopsis

    pcapinfo

Options

None.

Description

pcapinfo prints detailed information about the network devices  and Pcap library available on the current host. Here is an example:

    Host information
    ----------------
      Hostname      : fangorn.maddingue.net
      Aliases       : fangorn.local fangorn
      Pcap version  : libpcap version 0.8.3

    Devices information
    -------------------
    Device eth0 (default)
      Description       : No description available
      Link type         : Ethernet, no autonegotiation, 10baseT-HD, link ok
      Hardware address  : 00:0c:6e:0a:c3:ca
      Network address   : 10.0.1.51
      Network mask      : 255.255.255.0
      Flags             : up running broadcast multicast

    Device eth1
      Description       : No description available
      Link type         : Ethernet, no autonegotiation, 10baseT-HD, link ok
      Hardware address  : 00:26:54:0a:d8:4d
      Network address   : 192.168.1.51
      Network mask      : 255.255.255.0
      Flags             : up running broadcast multicast

The device marked as "(default)" is the one returned when calling  "Net::Pcap::lookupdev()"

Some information like the link type can only be gathered with administrative  privileges.

Author

Sébastien Aperghis-Tramoni, <sebastien@aperghis.net>

Info

2016-05-09 perl v5.24.1 User Contributed Perl Documentation