[Snort-users] Doing sniffing on interface without ip-address.

Skip Carter skip at ...1552...
Fri Nov 2 15:49:03 EST 2001

> ifconfig fxp1 up
> now when i do
> tcpdump -i fxp1
> it says: tcpdump : WARNING: fxp1 : no IPv4address assigned

This what I do for OpenBSD.  The file /etc/hostname.fxp1 contains
the following:

inet NONE 

and everything works just fine.

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