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README
An Erlang interface to libpcap using a port driver.

epcap includes a small example program called sniff.


QUICK SETUP

cd epcap
make

# Allow your user to epcap with root privs
sudo visudo
youruser ALL = NOPASSWD: /path/to/epcap/priv/epcap

erl -pa ebin deps/*/ebin
% Start the gen_server
sniff:start_link().

% Use your interface, or leave it out and trust in pcap
sniff:start([{interface, "eth0"},{chroot,"priv/tmp"}]).

% To change the filter
sniff:start([{filter, "icmp or (tcp and port 80)"},{interface, "eth0"},{chroot,"priv/tmp"}]).

% To stop sniffing
sniff:stop().


USAGE

epcap:start() -> pid()
epcap:start(Args) -> pid()

    Types   Args = [Options]
            Options = {chroot, string()} | {group, string()} | {interface, string()} | {promiscuous, boolean()} |
                        {user, string()} | {filter, string()} | {progname, string()} | {file, string()}


SCREENSHOT


=INFO REPORT==== 6-Jan-2010::20:35:18 ===
    time: "2010-01-06 20:35:18"
    caplen: 562
    len: 562
    source_macaddr: "0:16:B6:xx:xx:xx"
    source_address: {207,97,227,239}
    source_port: 80
    destination_macaddr: "0:15:AF:xx:xx:xx"
    destination_address: {192,168,1,2}
    destination_port: 56934
    protocol: tcp
    protocol_header: [{flags,["ack","psh"]},
                      {seq,2564452231},
                      {ack,3156269309},
                      {win,46}]
    payload_bytes: 492
    payload: "HTTP/1.1 301 Moved Permanently..Server: nginx/0.7.61..Date: Thu, 07 Jan 2010 01:35:17 GMT..Content-Type: text/html; charset=utf-8..Connection: close..Status: 301 Moved Permanently..Location: http://github.com/dashboard..X-Runtime: 2ms..Content-Length: 93..Set-Cookie: _github_ses=BAh7BiIKZmxhc2hJQzonQWN0aW9uQ29udHJvbGxlcjo6Rmxhc2g6OkZsYXNoSGFzaHsABjoKQHVzZWR7AA%3D%3D--884981fc5aa85daf318eeff084d98e2cff92578f; path=/; expires=Wed, 01 Jan 2020 08:00:00 GMT; HttpOnly..Cache-Control: no-cache"


TODO

* return error atoms/tuples instead of using errx


CONTRIBUTORS

Olivier Girondel: IPv6 support
Harald Welte: support reading packets from pcap file; SCTP support
Gregory Haskins: fix application file

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