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Hi, I'm using a desktop and accessing the router using a cable. When I start to capturing the packets, it only capture packets that are only from my desktop IP. I would like to know if is possible that I can capture other machine IP address that are connected to the router too?

asked 31 Mar '11, 08:30

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I guess your router has a couple of switch ports that other devices are connected to. If the router can mirror packets coming and going to other ports to your port you might be able to capture other machines as well, but usually home network devices don't have that kind of feature. In that case the only other option is to go a little black hat and use arp cache poisoning to see the traffic of others, but I would not recommend that for any kind of serious network analysis capture.

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answered 31 Mar '11, 09:46

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