• Status: Solved
  • Priority: Medium
  • Security: Public
  • Views: 169
  • Last Modified:

how to packet filter using sockets(i m working on linux redhat7.2)

i want to write a program to perform packet filtering.
i know about the theory aspect but want to know about the implementations.
i m trying to figure out the step by step process to capture ip packets at data link layer for packet filtering. what functions or libraries would  would be used and how? can u also suggest me some reference books or help?
i m working on redhat 7.2 .
0
yogeshperiwal
Asked:
yogeshperiwal
1 Solution
 
chris_calabreseCommented:
You can't do this at the socket() layer. Take a look at docs/source for iptables.
0
 
lrmooreCommented:
yogeshperiwal,
No comment has been added lately (119 days), so it's time to clean up this TA.
I will leave a recommendation in the Cleanup topic area for this question:

RECOMMENDATION: Award points to chris_calabrese http:#8136250

Please leave any comments here within 7 days.

-- Please DO NOT accept this comment as an answer ! --

Thanks,

lrmoore
EE Cleanup Volunteer
0

Featured Post

Managing Security & Risk at the Speed of Business

Gartner Research VP, Neil McDonald & AlgoSec CTO, Prof. Avishai Wool, discuss the business-driven approach to automated security policy management, its benefits and how to align security policy management with business processes to address today's security challenges.

Tackle projects and never again get stuck behind a technical roadblock.
Join Now