tcpdump top 10 talkers

tcpdump -tnn -c 2000 -i eth0 | awk -F "." '{print $1"."$2"."$3"."$4}' | sort | uniq -c | sort -nr | awk ' $1 > 10 '
capture 2000 packets and print the top 10 talkers

What Others Think

Hmm... That's not the *top ten* talkers. To do that, replace awk with: ... | head Your command lists all the connections that transfer more than 10 packets in the time frame.
flatcap · 202 weeks and 5 days ago

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