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To: Robert Cole <robert.cole@...>
From: Michael Boman <michael.boman@...>
Subject: Re: net.eth0 without an IP addy
Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2003 08:12:35 +0800
On Mon, Mar 17, 2003 at 03:11:34PM -0800, Robert Cole wrote:
> I'm building stealth machines (logger, IDS, etc) without IP addresses and I 
> need a way to activate an interface without an IP address in a switched 
> environment. 
> 
> loading up the module isn't enough to send a broadcast so the switch 
> negotiates a link and logs the mac. Anyone have an idea on how to send a 
> broadcast to the switch with nothing setup in /etc/conf.d/net  ?
> 
> I've been trying mii-diag without success. I'm using the 3c59x driver in 
> gentoo-sources. Gentoo rc3.
> 
> Before I get into modifying the net.eth0 script I would like to see if tehre 
> is something I'm missing here. :)
> 
> Here's a link to what I'm trying to setup:
> 
> http://www.linuxjournal.com/article.php?sid=6222
> 
> Any help would be appreciated. When I'm complete with this I will submit it to 
> the gentoo security docs.
> 
> Robert

You mean somehing like:

iface_eth1="0.0.0.0 promisc"

in your /etc/conf.d/net

Best regards
 Michael Boman

-- 
Michael Boman
Security Architect, SecureCiRT Pte Ltd
http://www.securecirt.com
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