Are we archiving the list? (and argus 2.0)

Peter Van Epp vanepp at
Tue Jun 13 18:50:49 EDT 2000

	I managed to delete Carter's message this morning before reading it.
Do I remember someone starting an archive of the list? If so would someone
supply a pointer to the archive and/or forward me a copy of Carter's message
	To make this not a completely useless post, I've thought of another
2.0 requirement (although it isn't really argus): we need to modify the bpf
filter to return the entire IP header (rather than a fixed length). As it
stands should I want to avoid being caught by argus while doing something
undesirable, I fill my headers with options to overflow the input buffer before
the interesting headers are appended.
	I have also been playing with tcpreplay from to provide reproducable, variable rate
traffic streams to argus. For instance my 386 at home can capture up to about
4 megabits per second before it starts losing packets (and that looks to be 
bpf/ the kernel not argus). When I have done some more poking I'll report 
further, but it looks like an excellent tool for testing network gear in 
general and IDSs in particular.

Peter Van Epp / Operations and Technical Support 
Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B.C. Canada

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