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Hello All,

can u suggest me the books or links where I can learn how to program for capturing packets in linux using libpcap library.


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And also where to get the help for header files like  net/ethernet.h,  netinet/ip.h, sys/socket.h, arpa/inet.h, netinet/if_ether.h,
etc..

thanks in advance,
Dinesh.


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Hi avizit,

  I already gone through these links but couldn`t get whole concept. Do u know the book or link for complete description of capturing the packets.

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This is a tutorial on using the perl pcap module , maybe you can get something out of it.

http://perlmonks.thepen.com/170648.html

These seems to be an IBM tutorial on it too ..at http://www-106.ibm.com/developerworks/edu/l-dw-linux-packet-i.html
but i am too lazy to register and check
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hi dineshb_2001,

follow what avizit gave the links and also the following link will be helpfull for you. just try it.

http://post.doit.wisc.edu/library/aix51/usr/share/man/info/en_US/a_doc_lib/aixprggd/progcomc/ch13_libpcap.htm#HDRAA427LIBKSQ

Aman.
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