>>I'm trying out tcpdump on my FreeBSD system and its great, I can use -w to
>>log the packets to a file, but... The output I get could be more useful -
>>what I'm looking for is a utility that will reconstruct this log into
>>something more useful. Reconstructing packets, etc... there have to be a
>>whole load of these utilities out there but I'm having difficulty finding
>>one (never mind a good one).
Install tcpshow (its in the ports) and read the manpage
>>The server is BSD, but my workstation runs NT - so something that runs on NT
>>that can analyze the log would be a bonus although I can use a unix
>>workstation if there are only X compatible tools out there.
> Generate a raw packet data log file
> # tcpdump -w logfile_name
> Translate the logfile to ascii text
> # tcpdump -r logfile_name
> I hope this helpful....
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