pcap_set_promisc.3pcap man page

pcap_set_promisc ā€” set promiscuous mode for a not-yet-activated capture handle


#include <pcap/pcap.h>

int pcap_set_promisc(pcap_t *p, int promisc);


pcap_set_promisc() sets whether promiscuous mode should be set on a capture handle when the handle is activated. If promisc is non-zero, promiscuous mode will be set, otherwise it will not be set.

Return Value

pcap_set_promisc() returns 0 on success or PCAP_ERROR_ACTIVATED if called on a capture handle that has been activated.

See Also

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


3 January 2014