Query regarding Rx Filter
proski at gnu.org
Tue Oct 12 11:05:17 EDT 2010
On 10/11/2010 11:49 PM, Poonam2 Gupta wrote:
> we are not able to capture management frames like authentication request/ assocation request if Rx Filter on AP interface is set to accept all Unicast/Multicast/broadcast frames/beacon frames/Probe request/
> we receive all the packets if we set the rx filter to promiscuous mode. But that doesnt seem to be a nice idea.
You didn't explain why. If it's because too many packets are received,
you can limit them to specific packets by using layer 2 multicast.
Google for PACKET_ADD_MEMBERSHIP to see code examples.
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