Etherape

This pages describes how to install, configure and use etherape to monitor network.


Install

To install etherape;

$ prt-get depinst etherape


Configure

Allowing network capabilities to etherape rises security risks;

$ sudo setcap 'CAP_NET_RAW+eip CAP_NET_ADMIN+eip' /usr/bin/etherape

Check capabilities;

$ sudo getcap /usr/bin/etherape
/usr/bin/etherape = cap_net_admin,cap_net_raw+eip

To remove capabilities;

$ sudo setcap 'CAP_NET_RAW-eip CAP_NET_ADMIN-eip' /usr/bin/etherape

Check if capabilities were removed;

$ sudo getcap /usr/bin/etherape
/usr/bin/etherape =