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I have two laptops set up on my network, and I have been using Wireshark to pick up the packets from one on the other. I'm wondering, is there any way to "mirror" the activity of the laptop being sniffed on the sniffing laptop? Like, I get one packet from laptop A and laptop B says "Oh, I am going to pretend this packet is for me!". In theory, wouldn't this allow laptop B to see pretty much what laptop A is seeing (minus dropped packets, inability to ACK, etc?) Even a somewhat decent emulation in a browser would be so much easier to sift through than looking through the packets manually. Thoughts?

asked 30 Aug '13, 18:57

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In theory, wouldn't this allow laptop B to see pretty much what laptop A is seeing

Yes, and in practice, that's what webspy (part of dsniff) was designed for.

However, that project/tool is abandoned now, and I have not tried webspy lately.

xplico has similar features.


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answered 31 Aug '13, 14:21

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