TCPDUMP & Save Capture to Remote Server

tcpdump -i eth0 -w - | ssh savelocation.com -c arcfour,blowfish-cbc -C -p 50005 "cat - > /tmp/eth0.pcap"
This is useful when the local machine where you need to do the packet capture with tcpdump doesn?t have enough room to save the file, where as your remote host does tcpdump -i eth0 -w - | ssh savelocation.com -c arcfour,blowfish-cbc -C -p 50005 "cat - > /tmp/eth0.pcap" Your @ PC1 doing a tcpdump of PC1s eth0 interface and its going to save the output @ PC2 who is called save.location.com to a file /tmp/ppp1-to-me.pcap.gz again on PC2 More info @: http://www.kossboss.com/linuxtcpdump1
Sample Output
This is useful when the local machine where you need to do the packet capture with tcpdump doesn?t have enough room to save the file, where as your remote host does
 
tcpdump -i eth0 -w - | ssh savelocation.com -c arcfour,blowfish-cbc -C -p 50005 "cat - > /tmp/eth0.pcap"
 
Your @ PC1 doing a tcpdump of PC1s eth0 interface and its going to save the output @ PC2 who is called save.location.com to a file /tmp/ppp1-to-me.pcap.gz again on PC2

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By: bhbmaster
2013-05-30 07:33:48

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