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ToolID 9
Name Tcpdump
EntryDate 2005-02-03
LastModified 2005-02-03
Description The tcpdump program is the most commonly used Command Line Interface (CLI) program for traffic measurement. It measures traffic at local interfaces and dumps the results at the CLI or into tcpdump packet trace files (may also only store packet headers).
Category Packet Capturing
ControlInput command line
DataInput live interface
Metrics packet capture
DataOutput text files, binary files, to stdout
TimeScope real-time
FilterAttributes phys. interface, MAC address, IP addresses, TCP/UDP ports
Aggregation filtering
Availability open source (other)
License BSD
HWSupport Alpha, ARM, MIPS, PPC, (Ultra)Sparc, x86, Zaurus
OSSupport AIX, DEC OSF/1, Digital Unix, FreeBSD, HP-UX, MacOS X, NetBSD, NextStep, OpenBSD, SCO Unix, Sinix, Solaris, SunOS, Tru64 Unix, Ultrix / DecStation, Unix/Linux, UnixWare
Interop tcpdump
Features passive measurement, offline nanalysis, online analysis, IPv4 support, IPv6 support

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