[Snort-users] question about a receive-only ethernet cable

Erek Adams erek at ...950...
Tue Jul 1 09:06:19 EDT 2003


On Mon, 30 Jun 2003, Scott Renna wrote:

> So I've found a few links and pages with information on how to make a
> Receive-Only Ethernet cable.  I followed instructions listed on one page
> that said to bond wire 1 and 3 together and wire 2 and 6 together on one
> end, and remove the rest of lengths of wires 1 and 2 from the cable.
> I'm not having luck at all in getting it to work.
>
> ifconfig shows no carrier, and thus their is also no link light on the
> switch.  Has anyone successfully constructed one of these cable and if
> so does it work on a 100Mb network or just a 10?

Scott, have a look at this [0].  I've used that and gotten it to work with
a switch.

Cheers!

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Erek Adams

   "When things get weird, the weird turn pro."   H.S. Thompson


[0]	http://www.geocities.com/samngms/sniffing_cable/




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