Tcpdump allows you to dump the traffic on a network. It can be used to print out the headers of packets on a network interface that matches a given expression. You can use this tool to track down network problems, to detect "ping attacks" or to monitor the network activities.
DocumentationUser manpage available in HTML format from http://www.tcpdump.org/tcpdump_man.html
released on 27 February 2003
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|BSD 3Clause||Janet Casey||27 August 2003|
Leaders and contributors
|The Tcpdump Group||Maintainer|
|See the CREDITS file in the distribution for a complete list||Contributor|
Resources and communication
|Developer||VCS Repository Webview||http://cvs.tcpdump.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb/|
|Required to use||libpcap|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 1 July 2004.