Get name and ip-address for each interface
Date: Sun Apr 12 2009 - 12:55:07 EST
Hello out there,
I got an interesting but challenging problem.
I want to create a daemon-process, which runs on a host with several
NICs. If the daemon gets a request from one of the interfaces, it
should, amongst others, send back the IP-address and/or MAC-address,
interface-name... of the interface from which the request came. And only
of that interface. No infos about local-interfaces and so on.
My approach so far was to invoke ioctl with the SIOCGIFCONF-request and
collect all informations about every active interface on the host. But I
need at least one unique identifier of the interface from which the
request came. With the interface-name for exeample I can call the/
/SIOCGIFADDR-request to get the IP-address. How can I achive this.
Has anybody an idea.
Thanks in advance.
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