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Can you run tcpdump on a Mac?

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I need to do packet capture.  In Linux I would use tcpdump and in Windows I would use Wireshark.  Is tcpdump available on the Mac OSX?  Or is there another program Mac folks use for sniffing a wire or the wireless ether?
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Hi,

All versions of Mac OS should come with tcpdump and you should be able to use it via the command line.

You can view a command reference for tcpdump here: http://support.apple.com/kb/TA21467

I like Packet Peeper also, which is a nice gui app which you can get at the following link.
http://sourceforge.net/projects/packetpeeper/
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Thank-you again - you're on a roll!
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