pcap_can_set_rfmon.3pcap man page

pcap_can_set_rfmon — check whether monitor mode can be set for a not-yet-activated capture handle

Synopsis

#include <pcap/pcap.h>

int pcap_can_set_rfmon(pcap_t *p);

Description

pcap_can_set_rfmon() checks whether monitor mode could be set on a capture handle when the handle is activated.

Return Value

pcap_can_set_rfmon() returns 0 if monitor mode could not be set, 1 if monitor mode could be set, PCAP_ERROR_NO_SUCH_DEVICE if the capture source specified when the handle was created doesn't exist, PCAP_ERROR_PERM_DENIED if the process doesn't have permission to check whether monitor mode could be supported, PCAP_ERROR_ACTIVATED if called on a capture handle that has been activated, or PCAP_ERROR if an error occurred. If PCAP_ERROR is returned, pcap_geterr() or pcap_perror() may be called with p as an argument to fetch or display the error text.

See Also

pcap(3PCAP), pcap_create(3PCAP), pcap_activate(3PCAP), pcap_set_rfmon(3PCAP)

Info

3 January 2014