PackPrint 0.0.2

PackPrint provides a pretty-printer for ethernet packets.
PackPrint provides a pretty-printer for ethernet packets.

PackPrint is a program to parse and print out ethernet frames in a pretty way. For protocols that it knows about (ARP, UDP, TCP, ICMP, and raw IP), it will decode the data and print it out in an easy-to-read format.

Here are some key features of "PackPrint":

PackPrint will display the contents of ethernet frames. For protocols that it knows about, it will decode the data and print it out in an easy to read format
The protocols that PackPrint currently understands include
ARP
UDP
TCP
ICMP
IP

Usage:

PackPrint is incredibly easy to use - simply to packprint , where is the name of a file generated using the -w option for tcpdump (or some other program using libpcap).

If is -, then packprint reads from standard input, so you could do:

$ tcpdump -s 65535 -w - | packprint -

to produce an nice output for tcpdump

NOTE: always use the -s 65535 options on tcpdump to make sure you get the entire packet contents so that packprint can decode it

last updated on:
April 17th, 2007, 2:05 GMT
price:
FREE!
homepage:
www.earth.li
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
developed by:
Mike Ricketts
category:
ROOT \ System \ Monitoring
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