iptables mac destination filtering

Tobias DiPasquale codeslinger at gmail.com
Thu Apr 28 13:10:18 CEST 2005


On 4/28/05, Michael Tautschnig <michael.tautschnig at zt-consulting.com> wrote:
> Could you please explain, why one would do that? IMHO the only possible use is
> an interface in promiscous mode.

Not really. I know of a project that wanted this functionality in
order to be able to determine if the next hop was terminal, and if so,
do some IDS scanning on it. This was in the context of AODV-assembled
wireless LANs.

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