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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
> 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:
> Any help would be appreciated. When I'm complete with this I will submit it to
> the gentoo security docs.
You mean somehing like:
in your /etc/conf.d/net
Security Architect, SecureCiRT Pte Ltd