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Re: offtopic?: Discover witch ip address to use.



On Wed, 4 Dec 2002, Andrew Basterfield wrote:

> You are entirely sure the sysadmin is aware of, and happy with, your
> presence on the network?

Yes I am sure. I am a good boy.

>
> tcpdump -lni <interface>

I think I know what is going on here. Problem is that before to be able to
launch this command I have to set up my interface. But I have NO ip
address!!! so I have to set up the interface without IP address. Question
is, how I do that? Doing this:

tomeu ~ $ ifconfig rl2 up
tomeu ~ $ sudo tcpdump -i rl2
tcpdump: WARNING: rl2: no IPv4 address assigned

So it seems that this is the solution.



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