Chapter 13. Reporting from Ethereal

In This Toolbox

Ethereal is an interactive sniffer with an easy-to-use GUI (graphical user interface). Its counterpart, tethereal, is a text-oriented, line-mode sniffer. These two interfaces, graphical and textual, are the normal ways of accessing the expansive library of dissectors Ethereal. Nevertheless, in this chapter you will learn other ways of taking advantage of Ethereal’s that open source programmers have created for collection of dissectors. Tap modules, both line-mode and GUI, let you create custom reports directly in Ethereal. Another approach to report writing is for programs ...

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