It is likely that AlphaVM has no permission to access your pcap functionality (raw ethernet). You should either enable AlphaVM capabilities to access pcap from the user mode or run AlphaVM as root.
Yes, you can. The simplest way is to use a dedicated NIC for AlphaVM. Alternatively, on Linux it is possible to use a tap NIC for AlphaVM and bridge it with the real NIC.
On VMware often the network infrastructure puts some restrictions on packets that are passed through NICs and switches. See this article for more information.
AlphaVM currently emulates 100 and 10 mbit NICs. However, it does not limit the network throughput, because the emulated NIC actually operates at the speed of the underlying host NIC, no matter what the speed of the emulated hardware is. On a 1gbit NIC the actual speed will be 1gbit. Only the nominal speed will […]
Yes, you can use NPCAP in WinPCAP compatible mode. NPCAP can be installed in WinPCAP compatible mode. The NPCAP installer has a checkbox to select this mode.