[ILUG] Reading TCP data packet contents
Niall O Broin
niall at linux.ie
Thu Dec 15 06:40:37 GMT 2005
On 14 Dec 2005, at 14:22, conor at discuskeeping.com wrote:
> Quoting Thomas Bridge <thomasb at gmail.com>:
>> On 12/14/05, Ronan O Ciosoig <ronanoc at mac.com> wrote:
>>> 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.
>> I find it hard to believe that the Mac doesn't support those
I find it hard to believe that the OP did any research - tcpdump is
supplied as standard with OS-X, at least on 10.3 and 10.4 - I have no
earlier versions handy.
> MACOSX does have these apps, you need to use "port" to compile em
> (yes, as bad as "that" distro :-0
> But yes I agree, this is not the mac list.
> Try darwinports
> HINT: port install ethereal
Or install fink, and then
apt-get install ethereal
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