Apple OS X SMB issues across VPN

Dan Tappin dan at
Thu Dec 1 16:42:33 GMT 2005

Hi Chris,

I'm back...

I have my test RH 7 server up and running on the local LAN ready to  
test across the VPN.  One issue though:

[root at localhost admin]# tcpdump -i eth0 -s0 -w capture.cap host and
tcpdump: invalid snaplen 0

-s1 seems to work but not sure if this effects the data.

Dan T

On Oct 20, 2005, at 3:13 PM, Christopher R. Hertel wrote:

> On Thu, Oct 20, 2005 at 02:53:44PM -0600, Dan Tappin wrote:
> :
>>> # tcpdump -i <interface> -s0 -w capture.cap host
>> This is on the Xserve right?... with <interface> being my LAN
>> connection en0 I believe.
> Actually, that'd be on the client.  You only want to see traffic  
> between
> the client and server.  You will probably have a switch (not a hub)  
> so the
> switch will filter out any traffic to other nodes.  On the server  
> side,
> you'd see all client traffic.
> The other way to do it (from the server side) is:
> # tcpdump -i <iface> -s0 -w capture.cap host and host  
> <clientIP>
> ...and yes, if en0 is the name of the ethernet interface then  
> that's what
> you'd put in for <iface>.

More information about the samba-technical mailing list