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Murat Balkan
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Joined: Sep 10, 2002
Posts: 127
I wonder if I can sniff the network traffic in Java. There are samples in Ethereal but they are all in C.
Thank you..
Ernest Friedman-Hill
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Joined: Jul 08, 2003
Posts: 24199

If you mean grabbing packets from a NIC in promiscuous mode -- no, not without some native code to talk to the hardware.

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