Monitor TCP traffic between Server and Workstation

Sometime you have the need to see whats happening between the server and a workstation.
You can use the utility tcpdump to capture the tcp data between the server and workstation and analyze this data with Wireshark (a tool that comes with linux).

This is the syntax: tcpdump src workstationip or dst workstationip -i eth0 -s 1500 -w connection.pcap

Start this, do your stuf, end tcpdump with CTRL-C. Dan you can read the connection.pcap file with wireshark.

About Michael
Michael Wilmsen is a experienced VMware Architect with more than 20 years in the IT industry. Main focus is VMware vSphere, Horizon View and Hyper Converged with a deep interest into performance and architecture. Michael is VCDX 210 certified, has been rewarded with the vExpert title from 2011, Nutanix Tech Champion and a Nutanix Platform Professional.

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