Network - Trace (Capture|Sniffer|Analyzer) Tool (Packet Analysis)

About

Network traffic measurement can be done by:

  • sniffing
  • SNMP,
  • WMI
  • or local agents

to measure bandwidth used on individual machines and routers.

See also:

Structure

  • Network connections are associated to a process

Tools

Windows

  • Wireshark (base on WinPcap. Wireshark uses this library to capture live network data on Windows. )
  • Ethereal,
  • Packetyzer,
  • Fiddler (Free) - Fiddler captures HTTP and HTTPS traffic

See NetworkSniffer

  • TCPMon (deprecated)
  • Charles (50 bucks)

Npcap

Npcap 1) is the Nmap Project's packet capture (and sending) library for Microsoft Windows. It implements the open Pcap API it is only used with Nmap, Wireshark.

Npcap is a drop-in replacement for WinPcap in most applications.

Windump

WinDump 2) is the Windows version of tcpdump

Linux

  • ngrep (network grep) is a network packet analyzer written by Jordan Ritter. It has a command-line interface, and relies upon the pcap library and the GNU regex library.

Tcpdump

  • tcpdump a powerful command-line packet analyzer; and libpcap, a portable C/C++ library for network traffic capture.

Java

Documentation / Reference


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