Date: Thu, 17 Apr 2003 08:47:26 -0400 From: Manikantan Ramadas <email@example.com> Subject: Re: tcptrace-bugs Problems to analyze captured files. Message-ID: <20030417124726.GA13999@irg.cs.ohiou.edu>
It seems to me that tcptrace does not understand the packet format in the
traffic you collect. Could you please give us a sample dumpfile with this
On Thu, Apr 17, 2003 at 01:34:17PM +0200, Thomas Bohnert wrote:
> We do some investigations in mobile IPv6 and fast handovers. The goal is to
> find out the packet loss and the impact for the tcp/ip stack. To analyze the
> trafffic i choose tcptrace as recommended in RFCxxx.
> In this way, i caputred some random traffic over a wlan link with tcpdump.
> This traffic is generated by a small selfwritten generator. Ethereal is able
> to open the produced file and to decode all headers including tcp. The
> payload of the packets is shown as TCP short frame of course; the generator
> uses a proprietary protocol.
> The problem now is that i can't decode the packets with tcptrace. After
> opening the trace the following message is printed:
> [bothom@mira capture_11.36]# tcptrace 11.36.cap
> 1 arg remaining, starting with '11.36.cap'
> Ostermann's tcptrace -- version 6.4.0 -- Thu Apr 3, 2003
> 1009 packets seen, 0 TCP packets traced
> elapsed wallclock time: 0:00:00.007539, 133837 pkts/sec analyzed
> trace file elapsed time: 0:00:21.643035
> no traced TCP packets
> The files are captured as followed:
> tcpdump -q -i any -w 11.36.cap
> thanks for your help;
> Thomas Bohnert
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