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Gaining network insights with tcpdump

Aug 14, 2014, 11:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sandra Henry-Stocker)

In some ways, the tcpdump command may seem like a pretty basic tool for grabbing packets (more accurately "frames") off the network and allowing you to examine them. Even so, you can gain a lot of insight into what is happening on your network by using this handy sniffer and it has a lot more options than you're likely expecting.

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