Fwd: Re: [Snort-users] OT-Read Only Network cables

Jason K. Boykin jboykin at ...9552...
Tue Jun 24 13:11:02 EDT 2003


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Subject: Re: [Snort-users] OT-Read Only Network cables
Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2003 15:08:18 -0500
From: "Jason K. Boykin" <jboykin at ...9552...>
To: "Mike Feetham" <mike.feetham at ...9502...>

On Tuesday 24 June 2003 01:43 pm, Mike Feetham wrote:
> I have seen a reference or two in this list about read-only network
> cables.  Does anyone have a website or other documentation on how to
> make them?  Is it just a matter of snipping the send pair on a cat5?
> I'm putting together some IDS boxes for a couple of companies that are
> too cheap/can't afford taps.

Check out these links.  The one from google groups (bottom link) is easier to
understand.  Its actually a post from this group almost 2 years ago.

http://www.robertgraham.com/pubs/sniffing-faq.html#receive-only

http://groups.google.com/groups?hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&threadm=9u7kfb%24
21c8%241%40FreeBSD.csie.NCTU.edu.tw&rnum=3&prev=/groups%3Fq%3Dread-only%2Bnet
work%2Bcable%26btnG%3DGoogle%2BSearch%26hl%3Den%26lr%3D%26ie%3DUTF-8%26oe%3DU
TF-8

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