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Given that this was originally asked on Information Security, rather than, say, Network Engineering, when you ask "Can I sniff the packets being sent to and from the wireless router even though I am connected through cable?", what you might really mean is "could somebody sniff the packets being sent to and from the wireless router...". If so, then the ...


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You can't sniff for the same reason you can't sniff the traffic of other users if you connect to a regular switch with a cable. The switch will forward packets only to ports where it knows the destination for the packet is, not to all ports (except when it does not know where the destination is). Some more expensive switches have special ports to which all ...


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If you're are not listenting on the wireless network you won't be able to see most of the traffic on that network. Most wired networks these days are switched, such that you will only see traffic that is either from your machine or to your machine (either because it's sent directly to your system or because it's broadcast traffic sent to all systems on the ...


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Promiscuous mode is not the same as monitor mode (RFMON). Promiscuous Mode: Only possible in a wireless or wired network that you have associated with. In promiscuous mode, you can indeed monitor the network and see traffic meant for others, but only if you have authenticated to the access point. It is this mode that enables tools like WinPCAP and ...


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After searching for another few days I came to the conclusion that this are bugs in the game server software. When the gameserver software is configured with a specific IP on the system it refuses to do anything with incoming broadcast packages. For now I configured separate ports per application instead of ip-adresses and will use a form of containerbased ...



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