[Snort-users] Win2K Advanced Server problems
mike at ...92...
Thu Apr 12 19:56:57 EDT 2001
> I can't find the 'PacketSendPacket' string in the snort source, so I
> assume that's generated by the PCap or LibNet driver.
PacketSendPacket is part of the winpcap driver. LibnetNT uses it to put the
packet on the wire.
> that W2K application server.
LibnetNT is broke as hell. I had planned to write a real working version but
I don't have any time.
> Another option would be to change the 'libnet_write_ip' functions to
> some NT raw socket function, although I'm not sure how flexible that
> function would be. Maybe someone else can shed some light on this.
There is no raw socket support under NT4, 2k has a lot more options for raw
sockets but I think you should never break a program up to use two totally
different ways to accomplish something because the program doe snot work
well on one arch.
I do know about with w2k problem. It is an odd one though cause on my 2k box
everything works fine. I need to do some more testing etc to nail down the
problem. This is not the first libnetNT problem.
That's just my two cents.
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