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Old 07-07-2009, 05:30 AM   #1
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How to find packet size that is been transferred

Hi There,

I would like to know, How to find packet size that is been transferred?

Old 07-07-2009, 06:24 AM   #2
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You can use tcpdump or Wireshark to see packet size. Look for the length field in the IP header.

For instance, to capture web requests from your PC:

tcpdump -vni eth0 dst port 80 and src host


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