Bug#119432: ITP: fake -- IP address takeover tool
On Tue, Nov 13, 2001 at 08:38:09PM +0100, Goswin Brederlow wrote:
> Alberto Gonzalez Iniesta <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > Fake allows you to take over the IP address of another machine in the
> > LAN by bringing up an additional interface and making use of ARP
> > spoofing. The additional interface can be either a physical interface
> > or an IP alias.
> ifconfig eth0:1 18.104.22.168 hw ethernet 08:15:CA:FE:BA:BE up
> arp -s 22.214.171.124 08:15:CA:FE:BA:BE pub
> Do you need anything else? Why a package?
Yes. Gratuitous ARP to update the client's ARP cache, both on the take
over and after the primary node (i.e. in a HA cluster) is up again.
> PS: Works wonders for bridging VPNs.
Alberto Gonzalez Iniesta | They that give up essential liberty
email@example.com | to obtain a little temporary safety
Encrypted mail preferred | deserve neither liberty nor safety.
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