KC Lemson

By KC Lemson [MS]

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IE add-in to display HTTP header traffic

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When I worked on OWA, I used NetMon a lot to do sniffs of the traffic between client and server. Although NetMon is powerful, it's a bit overkill for quick & dirty checks. A coworker just pointed me at IEHttpHeaders, which is a nifty addin that adds a pane to IE that shows you the headers of the request and response:

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  • i LOVE this. man impressed. you have any idea how useful this might prove?!... well of course you do, but seriously, thanks for sharing this - useful indeed.

  • Really nice tool !.

    I'm going to try it and see how it works.

    Thanks for the info ;-)

    Benji

  • Thanks for pointing this out! This makes it much easier to debug HTTPS problems (for which a packet sniffer is nearly useless).

    http://livehttpheaders.mozdev.org/ does something similar for Mozilla.

  • I came across IEHttpHeaders a while back, but found it's feature set somewhat lacking for my purposes. Now I use Fiddler (http://www.fiddlertool.com), another free and more featured HTTP debugger.

  • I use Fiddler constantly at work. It's fantastic.

  • Proxomitron works quite well, too.

  • HTTPWatch is much better !

    Take a look at http://www.simtec.ltd.uk/

  • You might also check out the tools at Dartware. www.dartware.com - there products are used heavily within the college environments. Good network monitoring with cross platform support.