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Re^2: decoding libpcap on windows

by jwillis (Initiate)
on Sep 25, 2012 at 13:25 UTC ( #995544=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: decoding libpcap on windows
in thread decoding libpcap on windows

I am going to look into the Net::Frame::Dump you mentioned.

What I'd really like to do is run a wireshark trace on a web server to capture all HTTP traffic using the ring buffer method for say a 1gig of data.

Then I'd like to have that data inserted into a database for inspection and reporting.

Does that make sense so for example field Data would have the POST, GET methods plus the data that you see on the wire.

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Re^3: decoding libpcap on windows
by VinsWorldcom (Priest) on Sep 25, 2012 at 15:35 UTC

    Definitely look at Net::Frame then. You can pull apart the packets by field so for instance, source and/or destination IP address and layer 4 port. You can also pull out the data - although you may have to unpack() or decode it as it will likely be in hex.

    I found the documentation of Net::Frame and submodules very helpful on this front.

      did you use the net dump on windows? i am using activestate ppm and I did not see the net-frame available for windows. when i check the support table on the web site it says its only available on linux? Are there any tricks I can do to make it work on windows?
      does the net-frame work on windows? the table for the PPM says its not available as a build for a windows. are you using the module on windows and if so what instructions did you use to do the build?

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