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Old 08-30-2011, 06:09 PM   #1
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any difference between dumpcap and tcpdump?


dumpcap and tcpdump seem similar in function. I was wondering if there is any difference between them.
 
Old 08-30-2011, 06:13 PM   #2
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They're two different front ends to the same underlying libpcap engine.
 
Old 08-30-2011, 06:20 PM   #3
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According to this website http://taosecurity.blogspot.com/2006...etwitness.html

tcpdump and a protocol analyzer where as dumpcap is just a dumb packet collector. So if I understand this correctly tcpdump does everything dumpcap does plus some packet/protocal analyzing/inspection.
 
  


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