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read multiple files using tcpdump


Hi I wanted to know if I can read multiple files using tcpdump .

asked 05 Sep '12, 13:19

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only one after the other. If that does not work for you, I suggest to use Wiresharks mergecap to merge the files and then either open it with tcpdump or wireshark.


answered 05 Sep '12, 16:47

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Kurt Knochner ♦
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hi kurt , thanks for the reply i wrote a script that would do it after i posted this question . what i wanted to ask is that is it possible to mergecap all files in a directory . for example i have 50 files can i run mergecap once and combine all files into one huge pcap file ???

(06 Sep '12, 11:21) helloworld0722