[erlang-questions] Network Sniffer?

Lamb, Christopher Charles <>
Mon Oct 17 20:25:45 CEST 2011


Thanks for the references! I'll check 'em out. - c.

From: Matthew Evans <<mailto:>>
Date: Mon, 17 Oct 2011 14:24:25 -0400
To: <<mailto:>>, Lamb Christopher <<mailto:>>
Cc: <<mailto:>>
Subject: RE: [erlang-questions] Network Sniffer?

Right,

Another good one this guy wrote is:

https://github.com/msantos/procket

ecap runs in a separate process, procket is a nif, and can pass the fd back to the VM's event loop....

> Date: Mon, 17 Oct 2011 13:11:51 -0500
> From: <mailto:>
> To: <mailto:>
> CC: <mailto:>
> Subject: Re: [erlang-questions] Network Sniffer?
>
> Hi Christopher,
>
> You've got this:
>
> An Erlang port interface to libpcap
> https://github.com/msantos/epcap
>
> On Mon, Oct 17, 2011 at 1:06 PM, Lamb, Christopher Charles
> <<mailto:>> wrote:
> > Hey everybody, noob question I'm sure, but I'm trying to find some kind of a
> > tutorial on how I can sniff network traffic off my NIC using Erlang.  Does
> > such a thing exist?  I've seen quite a few network programming examples, but
> > nothing that's grabbing traffic from my NIC. I expect I may need to
> > interface w/ C/C++ to do this?
> > Anyway, Thanks for any guidance!
> > - chris
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