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Old 03-13-2006, 05:41 PM   #1
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how to analyze huge tcpdump files?


Hi,

I was wondering if anyone knows any ways to analyze huge tcpdump files? I love Ethereal and all the filters it has, its actually exactly what I want... however it takes like a half hour to load a 1.3GB file in ethereal, and I have about 40 1.3GB files to analyze.

Therefore, I was wondering if anyone knows any ways or suggestions to analyze these files. When I say analyze, I am looking to count the number of retransmitted packets, the number of lost packets, the average RTT, those kinds of things

Maybe the best way to go is to convert the tcp dump to a text like file that I can write parsing scripts for?

Thanks!
George
 
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the number of retransmitted packets, the number of lost packets, the average RTT, those kinds of things
If you only need to summarize stuff have a look at tcptrace.

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