low level networking in python

billiejoex gnewsg at gmail.com
Thu Apr 5 12:47:59 CEST 2007


> I wish to do some low level network stuff using python.
> I've googled somewhat and came up with pylibpcap[1], trouble is I
> can't compile it on my Ubuntu 6.10 workstation.

I would suggest pcapy:
http://oss.coresecurity.com/projects/pcapy.html
Higher level, easier Object-Oriented API and support for multi-
threading.
Here's an example showing a simple sniffer app:
http://oss.coresecurity.com/impacket/sniff.py
Anyway, what kind of 'low-level network stuff' we're talking about?




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