[ILUG] Checking for IP protocols
martin at tuatha.org
Mon Sep 3 10:29:28 IST 2001
On Sun, 02 Sep 2001 10:51:20 Paul Jakma wrote:
> if the protocol is supported the kernel, (eg via a socket() domain)
> then netstat should support it too and display it.
Unfortunately not, the app I was trying to monitor is a purely userspace
solution (sitting on top of ppp).
> if the kernel doesn't support it, then the app must be using a raw
> socket, and tools that query the kernel will only ever find out it's
> a 'raw' socket.
Ah, OK. Makes sense.
> only way then to find out is to snoop on the traffic itself ->
Was doing that, but see previous mail as to why it's insufficient.
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