LinuxQuestions.org
Visit Jeremy's Blog.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 01-07-2004, 04:16 AM   #1
kinct
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jul 2003
Posts: 9

Rep: Reputation: 0
Ethernet Traffic tracing


Hi all,

Is there any software which can reveal the content of the traffic passing through an ethernet interface? As i know, "tcpdump" can only be used to display the header of the packets...

I am using Redhat 9.0.

Thanks.

Kenneth
 
Old 01-07-2004, 04:55 AM   #2
Quis
Member
 
Registered: May 2001
Location: Germany, Süd-Baden
Distribution: Gentoo
Posts: 139

Rep: Reputation: 15
you can use ethereal as packet sniffer
 
Old 01-07-2004, 07:01 PM   #3
kinct
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jul 2003
Posts: 9

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
Thanks!
But what is ethereal? Is it a software?
Thank you again!
 
Old 01-08-2004, 02:32 AM   #4
Quis
Member
 
Registered: May 2001
Location: Germany, Süd-Baden
Distribution: Gentoo
Posts: 139

Rep: Reputation: 15
have a look at this: http://www.ethereal.com/
 
Old 01-08-2004, 03:27 AM   #5
kinct
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jul 2003
Posts: 9

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
Thanks Quis!
That's exactly what I want.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Traffic shaping (limiting outgoing bandwidth of all TCP-traffic except FTP/HTTP) ffkodd Linux - Networking 3 10-25-2008 12:09 AM
Tracing traffic origins zoubidoo Linux - Networking 3 05-06-2005 08:28 AM
tracing ips endezeichen Linux - Networking 6 11-27-2003 07:38 AM
Wireless traffic stomps isdn traffic on gateway machine Radix999 Linux - Wireless Networking 0 11-14-2003 12:54 AM
Tracing and debugging ravichella Programming 4 10-30-2003 03:33 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:31 AM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration