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Honeyd 0.5: Honeyd Challenge Release

This version of Honeyd was released under a 4-clause BSD license on 2003-02-15.

New Features

The release contains the following new features:

  • Improved Fingerprint Evasion: Improved fingerprint evasion by simulating ICMP stack characteristics to fool xprobe2.
  • Logging: Packet/flow logging for human and machine assisted traffic analysis.
  • Subsystem Virtualization: Subsystem virtualization allows real network applications (your favorite web server, etc.) to run under virtual Honeyd IP addresses. Subsystem virtualization also allows for background traffic generation, etc.


Honeyd 0.5 has been superseded by a security update. Please, install a newer version.

This version of Honeyd has been released under a 4-clause BSD license. While it is free for commercial use, the license requires you to credit the author.

Honeyd is distributed free of charge, but any contribution either by reducing my wishlists, by shopping at Amazon through the provided links or by leaving a tip is appreciated.