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I'm new to networking in general, but I have some experience using sockets in C, etc. So I'm familiar with it. I need to view the traffic of a file that's being downloaded on OSX by a system process that's completely unrelated to the web browser; I'm pretty sure it's doing this over TCP.

I'm on a wireless network and I have access to my router, if that helps.

Is this simple, or does it require explicit configuration? If it does, any useful info or good links to look at?

asked 08 Feb '17, 20:06

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Sure. Here is some reading material:

Capturing on a wired network:

Capturing on a wireless network:

My recommendation would be to try to use the wired solution.

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answered 09 Feb '17, 07:43

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