[Snort-users] Mac Address

Glenn Forbes Fleming Larratt glratt at ...604...
Fri Sep 13 05:55:02 EDT 2002

On Fri, 13 Sep 2002, jai wrote:

> Hi,
> Is it possible to get the MAC address for remote machine( which is
> in different network). ??

	In some circumstances:

	- if you have administrative control over the different network
	to which the remote machine is connected;

	- if the the remote machine is running a protocol that would
	include the MAC address in the packet data (I'm aware of
	protocols - IPSec, NBNS - that include the remote IP in some
	way, but none that include the MAC).

	Both circumstances are unlikely.

> J

				Glenn Forbes Fleming Larratt
				Rice University Network Management
				glratt at ...604...

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