Monitor Network Requests & Responses

Experts, I'm attempting to diagnose a problem and need to monitor traffic to and from my web service so I can see SOAP requests being sent and received. Is there a program that would allow me to "watch" this traffic?

Thank you for your help!

~ C
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Madison PerkinsConsultantCommented:
Wireshark. its free http://www.wireshark.org/download.html

 i am looking at the setings at the moment.  
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Madison PerkinsConsultantCommented:
Wireshark will allow you to put together the conversation betweek two endpoints.  It does get a bit technical.  i have been using it for a while for network testing.  

Here is an app that looks like it will do what you want.  http://www.soapui.org/ specific for SOAP testing i think.

let me know if that helps.  i am a NOC guy who knows little about SOAP.
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franked_itCommented:
I'll second Wireshark.  Especially if your traffic is unencrypted by the time it hits your webserver.  This way you can see all the information in your packets.  The display filters are a bit easier to navigate than the capture filters, you can specify things like: ip.addr == xx.xx.xx.xx and it will only show you packets with that IP in the header.
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Erik BjersPrincipal Systems AdministratorCommented:
Packetyzer is another packet capture tool http://www.paglo.com/opensource  that is the same as wireshark but since it was designed for Windows I find it has a slightly better user interface.

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clickclickbangAuthor Commented:
Thanks for your help!
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