[ILUG] Reading TCP data packet contents
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Thu Dec 15 00:58:43 GMT 2005
On Wed, Dec 14, 2005 at 12:21:13PM GMT, Ronan O Ciosoig
<ronanoc at mac.com> incoherently babbled:
[wandering slightly off topic...]
> I am trying to investigate the TCP transactions of a certain app on
> Mac OS X. I know you can use tcpdump to dump the packets, and use
> Ethereal or tcpshow to read the data, but neither of these are
> available on OS X. Any suggestions on how I sould go about it or
> apps I should use.
Em, what version of OS X are you using? Panther and Tiger both have
tcpdump as standard, and is found in /usr/sbin/
You'll have to install ethereal or tethereal (if you want the non GUI
version) using Fink or Darwinports though...
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