Arpwatch -v option for CARP not working for me.
Symon last edited by Symon
About a month ago, the -v option was added to the GUI for the ArpWatch package. Here's a link to that change https://github.com/pfsense/FreeBSD-ports/pull/630 . This is great, because it suppresses messages generated in a CARP system. However, the binary installed for Arpwatch doesn't support the -v option. So, if you check the 'Disables reporting CARP/VRRP ethernet prefixes.' box, then look at Status -> Services, you'll see that the Arpwatch daemon is stopped. It can't start because -v isn't in this version of Arpwatch.
E.g. In a shell:-
/usr/local/sbin/arpwatch -f -v /usr/local/arpwatch/arp_igb0.dat -i igb0 -m firstname.lastname@example.org
usage: arpwatch [-dN] [-f datafile] [-i interface] [-m email] [-n net[/width]] [-r file]
How do I install the latest binary which supports -v ? It came out in April, the version installed by pfSense is dated Oct.2018 FWIW. ->