pcapinfo(1) Prints detailed information about the network devices

SYNOPSIS


pcapinfo

OPTIONS

None.

DESCRIPTION

pcapinfo prints detailed information about the network devices and Pcap library available on the current host. Here is an example:

    Host information
    ----------------
      Hostname      : fangorn.maddingue.net
      Aliases       : fangorn.local fangorn
      Pcap version  : libpcap version 0.8.3
    Devices information
    -------------------
    Device eth0 (default)
      Description       : No description available
      Link type         : Ethernet, no autonegotiation, 10baseT-HD, link ok
      Hardware address  : 00:0c:6e:0a:c3:ca
      Network address   : 10.0.1.51
      Network mask      : 255.255.255.0
      Flags             : up running broadcast multicast
    Device eth1
      Description       : No description available
      Link type         : Ethernet, no autonegotiation, 10baseT-HD, link ok
      Hardware address  : 00:26:54:0a:d8:4d
      Network address   : 192.168.1.51
      Network mask      : 255.255.255.0
      Flags             : up running broadcast multicast

The device marked as "(default)" is the one returned when calling "Net::Pcap::lookupdev()"

Some information like the link type can only be gathered with administrative privileges.

AUTHOR

S├ębastien Aperghis-Tramoni, <sebastien@aperghis.net>

COPYRIGHT

Copyright (C) 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 S├ębastien Aperghis-Tramoni. All rights reserved.

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.