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A ten (html) page article about the basic tools for solving network problems:
For a variety of reasons, tcpdump is an ideal tool to begin with. It is freely available, runs on many Unix platforms, and has even been ported to Microsoft Windows. Features of its syntax and its file format have been used or supported by a large number of subsequent programs. In particular, its capture software, libpcap, is frequently used by other capture programs. Even when proprietary programs with additional features exist, the universality of tcpdump makes it a compelling choice.
 read more | mail this link | score:7153 | -Ray, November 26, 2001 (Updated: June 30, 2003)
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