Apple OS X SMB issues across VPN

David Collier-Brown David.Collier-Brown at Sun.COM
Fri Oct 21 12:14:30 GMT 2005

  I can help with the packet analysis, if you can CC me on it.
I've been doing a lot of transaction performance work with
network traces lately, for a new book.


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>.
> Chris -)-----

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