[Samba] tcpdump-smb won't work

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Thu Dec 22 06:48:37 GMT 2005

On Fri, 2005-12-23 at 20:01 -0800, Pablo Graziano wrote:
> I've read everything I've found on tcpdump-smb, and still can't get it 
> to work right.
>  I downloaded the binary from samba.org, and executed the command like so:
> (The command belowis directly from the README.smb that comes with 
> tcpdump-3.4a5.tar.gz)
> ./tcpdump -i eth0 port 139 host
> tcpdump: parse error
> How do I use it to get the decoded smb output?

I strongly suggest you look into ethereal.  This is the main network
sniffer used by Samba developers these days, because it has gone far,
far further than tcpdump ever did.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College  http://hawkerc.net
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