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Re: Keep trace of ping request

In article <>,
herbert langhans  <> wrote:
>    From: Rocky Hotas <> [140825 14:01]
>    Hello!
>    I am sorry if my question looks trivial, but is there any way to
>keep trace of ping requests in NetBSD?
>    No file in my /var/log directory has been modified after a ping
>request sended from another host. Can I add some settings in a
>configuration file in order to log these events? And (if yes) what is
>the log file to be considered?
>    Thank you anyway
>    Rocky
>I am not sure you look for such an advanced solution. But with snort (an
>intruder dedection program) you can log such events easily.

or go lo-tech and use tcpdump. But be careful not to put the interface
in promiscuous mode because performance will suffer.


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