pcap_lookupnet — Npcap API


pcap_lookupnet - find the IPv4 network number and netmask for a device


#include <pcap/pcap.h>
char errbuf[PCAP_ERRBUF_SIZE];
int pcap_lookupnet(const char *device, bpf_u_int32 *netp,
    bpf_u_int32 *maskp, char *errbuf);


pcap_lookupnet() is used to determine the IPv4 network number and mask associated with the network device device. Both netp and maskp are bpf_u_int32 pointers.

Return value

pcap_lookupnet() returns 0 on success and PCAP_ERROR on failure. If PCAP_ERROR is returned, errbuf is filled in with an appropriate error message. errbuf is assumed to be able to hold at least PCAP_ERRBUF_SIZE chars.

See also


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