Man page of PCAP_LOOKUPNET

Section: Misc. Reference Manual Pages (3PCAP)
Updated: 25 July 2018
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This man page documents libpcap version 1.11.0-PRE-GIT (see also: 1.10.1, 1.10.0, 1.9.1, 1.9.0, 1.8.1, 1.7.4, 1.6.2, 1.5.3).

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NAME

pcap_lookupnet - find the IPv4 network number and netmask for a device

SYNOPSIS

#include <pcap/pcap.h>

char errbuf[PCAP_ERRBUF_SIZE];

int pcap_lookupnet(const char *device, bpf_u_int32 *netp,

        bpf_u_int32 *maskp, char *errbuf);

DESCRIPTION

pcap_lookupnet() is used to determine the IPv4 network number and mask associated with the network device device. Both netp and maskp are bpf_u_int32 pointers.

RETURN VALUE

pcap_lookupnet() returns 0 on success and PCAP_ERROR on failure. If PCAP_ERROR is returned, errbuf is filled in with an appropriate error message. errbuf is assumed to be able to hold at least PCAP_ERRBUF_SIZE chars.

SEE ALSO

pcap(3PCAP)


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