Wireshark-users: Re: [Wireshark-users] API and virtual network interface
From: Steffen Röttig <[email protected]>
Date: Thu, 14 Sep 2006 07:03:01 +0200
Ulf Lamping schrieb:
> Steffen Röttig wrote:
>> hello,
>> i have two questions for my exam (germany - diplom) ...
>> 1. i didn't find something about a API to control wireshark from a
>> external program. did i slipped the part or is it in another document?
> There's currently no API to control wireshark. You may control wireshark 
> by some general purpose GUI macro recorder, but I don't know any personally
thanks for the quick reply.
i supposed something like that
>> 2. have anyone practical knowledge to create a network interface? i have
>> to write an interface that receive packages from a external programm.
>> this interface must recognize from winpcap as a device. is this possible?
> That won't be easy I would guess. You could patch libpcap/WinPcap or 
> write a virtual network card driver that provides something like that to 
> the operating system.
do you know something about writing a virtual network card?
regards, steff
> Regards, ULFL
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