Tag: mode

Linux, Network

Enable the promiscuous mode on the physical NIC

You can put your Network Interface Controller/Card into promiscuous mode by using ifconfig. A. To enable promiscuous mode issue the command (needs administrative rights): ifconfig eth0 promisc after this if you execute the command ifconfig eth0 and if everything worked as expected and your NIC supports promiscuous mode, you will notice this line: UP BROADCAST …