pcap_set_promisc(3PCAP) man page
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pcap_set_promisc - set promiscuous mode for a not-yet-activated capture handle
#include <pcap/pcap.h> int pcap_set_promisc(pcap_t *p, int promisc);
pcap_set_promisc() sets whether promiscuous mode should be set on a capture handle when the handle is activated. If promisc is non-zero, promiscuous mode will be set, otherwise it will not be set.
pcap_set_promisc() returns 0 on success or PCAP_ERROR_ACTIVATED if called on a capture handle that has been activated.
pcap(3PCAP), pcap_create(3PCAP), pcap_activate(3PCAP)
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