October, 2006

  • NMCap: the easy way to Automate Capturing

    OK, I'm not going to blow smoke up your Async port. I don't mean to say that the NMCap is necessarily easy to use, though it's not that hard. But any command line utility always has its quirks. Isn't that why GUI was invented? What NMCap does make...
  • Intro to Filtering with Network Monitor 3.0

    Challenges of Filtering One of the biggest changes between NM2.x and NM3.0 is the way you do filtering. Old NM2.x hacks may be challenged by the loss of the UI wizard to build filters. On the other hand, Ethereal users may be pleased and further encouraged...
  • NPL – The Power Behind the Parsers

    I always found it frustrating to use an application, only to find something didn’t work exactly like I expected it to. And in the world of network sniffers, it seems that I always find a problem with a particular protocol or some output that I wish displayed...