When is WinPCAP used?

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Data Loss Prevention Network Monitor

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Contains brief explanation of when to use WinPCAP.

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Relative to all versions.

WinPCAPis a third party application that is used within the Symantec DLP solution to perform packet capturing.  See as reference: http://www.winpcap.org/

It is a utility for Windows, and is used only with the Monitor Detection Server with a NIC.

It is not used for Prevent, Discover or Endpoint, nor is it used with Endace.