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zolteckx6
Posted on: Jun 29 2014, 06:13 PM


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Thank you. I am runnning this on Kali Linux. but let me ask this then all these programs to monitor network traffic like spiceworks, netflow, ntop they are good for me as a single host; however, being the admin in my home network I sould be able to monitor bandiwth on all devices on my network including the 4 pc's I have + my ruko + ps3 ...etc, yet I can not find a way to get this done sad.gif without arp poisoning or mac flooding. ps some of these are running on the wifi. I just don't understand
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zolteckx6
Posted on: Jun 29 2014, 02:05 AM


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I am seeing these relations in a little bit of a foggy way. What I mean is if I use airbase-ng with wlan0 it creates my at0 interface and my wlan0 interface becomes PROMISC.
I can bring my at0 up start DHCP on at0, route the traffic through eth0 and everything runs fine; However a few questions are in order and I have been searching like a mad man to understand the relation here.

This would not be considered an ad-hoc network right?

if all I want to do is create an access point with Internet connectivity could I just bridge at0 with eth0?

why does it need wlan0 to run in PROMISC mode? is that in fact what is pushing out the signal? I don't see how it's being used

I can see how I could use this to connect other computers to a wireless network....is this the most productive way?
if I had a desktop with no wifi card could I run an Ethernet cable to the nic card on my laptop and route traffic through it out to the wireless network, that is from eth0 to wlan0? yes or no?..........bridge connection maybe?

and finally is there a way to see where the bandwidth is going on my network, I am the admin so I can Telnet into my network and log in via the net and that's well and good but is there
a NetFlow alternative for routers running a Linux kernel. I don't care to sniff the traffic so much as I would like to see Bandwidth usage. But actually if I am physically connected to my silly little router could I sniff the traffic without mac flooding or arp poisoning. Could I telnet in and switch the port I am physically connected to, to run in PROMISC mode, or something like that?

I know it's a lot but I think it illustrates where I am at with all this (including my spelling), reading man page after man page forum searching from hell ridiculous you Tube videos

yes or no answers help a lot, short answers, anything at all...... Thanks.

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zolteckx6
Posted on: May 26 2014, 05:39 PM


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QUOTE (michaelk @ May 26 2014, 03:57 PM) *
Welcome to LinuxHelp.

Yes it is normal. Binary files really can not be compressed much if at all. In fact it is possible that the compressed binary file could be bigger then the original.
With writing binary data to tape you could dump the entire file to hard drive and then run the recover program but since you are- not going to save any space anyway I would not bother using compression.

For error recovery check out this URL.
/www.bzip.org/1.0.3/html/recovering.html



Thank you, that was exactly the answer I was looking for.
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zolteckx6
Posted on: May 25 2014, 09:03 PM


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I have been using tar for quite a while but not for any Dir backups. Now I am trying to back up a Dir full of instrustional videos with tar -cvjf and the tarball I get back is the same size as the Dir without compression. Even if I omit the -j compression type the archive is the same size....Is this normal behavior for a dir full of mp4 files? Also (and I know tar may not be the best for backups ) but I was warned about using bz2 compression because "if the archive gets currupt anywhere in the archive I will not be able to open the archive from the point of corruption; However with regular tar compression I could save most of the archive except the block that is currupt "...Is this correct?

Thankyou for any input smile.gif

I did find this:
You can use the `bzip2recover' program to attempt to recover
data from undamaged sections of corrupted files.

so that answers the bz2 question but the man seemed pretty concerned about using this function on a tape drive...
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