[Snort-users] tcp/510 probe

Vitaly McLain twistah at ...93...
Tue Nov 28 21:39:13 EST 2000

Snort itself is a great sniffer. Try running `snort -dv` and try it out.

The _best_ software for "playing with packets" (as in capturing and
analyzing them) is called
Ethereal and it's completely freeware and open-source. Grab a copy from

As for books, there a couple good ones that concern various protocols. I
can't remember them off the top of my head; I think one is called "TCP/IP
Illustrated", but I could be confusing titles. Check www.BookPool.com, they
usually have pretty good deals.

Vitaly McLain
twistah at ...93...
twistah @ OPN & EfNet
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