Subject: Re: Protocol Loggers
To: Simon Baker <>
From: Curt Sampson <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/13/1999 07:55:10
On Tue, 13 Apr 1999, Simon Baker wrote:

> Does anyone know of any good protocol loggers that will compile on NetBSD?
> Logging src ip / port  to dest ip /port, 
> An ability to log all ICMP messages would be nice too...
> Logging to syslog / files is also necessary.

Nmap (which is in the package tree) is a pretty sophisticated
program that does a great job of this. It's pretty complex, though,
so it's not terribly useful for one-off jobs and the like. I also
found that the java interface tended to crash some web browsers.

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