On Wed, Mar 23, 2005 at 02:37:28AM +0000 or so it is rumoured hereabouts,
Stephen Shirley thought:
>> You can't, as such. You need root access to be able to grab all packets
> off the network. The best thing you can do is use something like sudo
> to give your user account the ability to run ethereal, or set the suid
> bit on the ethereal executable.
> something like this in /etc/sudoers:
> username ALL=(root) NOPASSWD: /path/to/ethereal
I'd suggest you use the 'PASSWD' keyword here since you don't want
somebody else being able no run ethereal from your own account should you
accidentally leave it logged in...
Conor Daly <conor.daly at oceanfree.net>
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