FREE Windows Utilities for Sniffing

WinDump WinDump is an exceptionally powerful command-line packet sniffer. Ported over from the source of the Tcpdump utility available for UNIX, WinDump carries over the same power and flexibility to the Windows world, all in a lightweight executable. WinDump is a helpful utility when you need to do some quick and easy packet capturing to […]

Linux Commands for (Beginning and Forgetful) Administrators

Command Summary Use arp Command mostly used for checking existing Ethernet connectivity and IP address Most common use: arp This command should be used in conjunction with the ifconfig and route commands. It is mostly useful for me to check a network card and get the IP address quick. Obviously there are many more parameters, but […]

View Ethernet Statistics in Linux

You need to use the following two commands: ifconfig command – Display all interfaces which are currently available. netstat command – Display network connections, routing tables, interface statistics, masquerade connections, and multicast memberships. ifconfig example Type the following command:/sbin/ifconfig eth0 OR/sbin/ifconfig -a ORifconfig Sample output: eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:19:d1:2a:ba:a8 inet addr: Bcast: Mask: inet6 […]

Password recovery procedure Cisco catalyst fixed configuration layer 2 and 3 switches

IntroductionThis document describes the password recovery procedure for the Cisco Catalyst Layer 2 fixed configuration switches 2900XL/3500XL, 2940, 2950/2955, 2960, and 2970 Series, as well as the Cisco Catalyst Layer 3 fixed configuration switches 3550, 3560, and 3750 Series. Before You BeginConventionsFor more information on document conventions, see the Cisco Technical Tips Conventions. PrerequisitesThere are […]

BackTrack 3 Final Tools

Information Gathering0trace 0.01 – tool enables the user to perform hop enumeration (“traceroute”) within an established TCP connection, such as a HTTP or SMTP session. This is opposed to sending stray packets, as traceroute-type tools usually do. The important benefit of using an established connection and matching TCP packets to send a TTL-based probe is […]