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Old 03-19-2004, 04:10 AM   #1
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configuring an interface to go into promisc mode on bootup


hi,

this is my first post. i'm pretty new to linux. i've setup a snort IDS and i've been having some issues. while i wont cover those in this post, I wanted to know how to set an interface to promisc mode when i boot the system. right now i need to login and then do the "ifconfig eth3 -promisc" to get it to go into this mode.

i've looked over the redhat (oh that's right, i'm using fedora core 1) 9 documentation and I don't see anything I can place in the ifcfg-ethx files that will let me put the interface into promisc mode.

any help will be appreciated.
 
Old 03-19-2004, 04:19 AM   #2
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Try putting it in /etc/rc.d/rc.local
 
  


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