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Subject Re: [OT] anyone have experience out there with free OS packet sniffers
Date Tue, 17 Aug 2004 03:38:13 GMT
ethereal is excellent. but if you want to write your own handlers to analyze real traffic,
i'd say modify tcpdump( or if you want java, use a pcap wrapper like
I have used the latter more often.

you may find this useful.. though not as well designed as you may like.


----- Original Message -----
From: Alex Karasulu <>
Sent: Aug 15, 7:08 PM

> Hi,
> I'm toying around with ethereal and probably have not invested much time
> in it yet but I wanted to ask others before getting too deep about their
> favorite software packet sniffer.
> Anyone use a free software packet sniffer out there?
> Alex

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