- NG Firewall firmware versions 4.2.x,5.0.x, 5.2.x
- netfence firmware versions 4.2.x
Log messages like the following are reported in the log file "Log" > "Box" > "System" > "klogd.log":
Info +0200 kernel: device eth6 entered promiscuous mode
What does it mean?
The messages are associated with "tcpdump" (network sniffing tool) execution. A device changes to promiscuous mode every time tcpdump is executed.
The messages are purely informational and do not report a malfunction.