We help IT Professionals succeed at work.
Get Started

Linux HTTP Trace / Protocol Analysis

863 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-21
In Windows there are a number of tools that allow you to trace HTTP and HTTPS requests and responses  - viewing headers, POST data, etc.  One of my favorite tools for this is called HTTPAnalyzer.  

When using Linux it seems that my options are limited to either using Wireshark to capture port 80 traffic (which is limited because it is unable to decode HTTPS content) or using Firebug or LiveHTTPHeaders  inside of Firefox

Are there any applications for Linux that allow you to trace HTTP / HTTPS traffic?
Comment
Watch Question
Commented:
This problem has been solved!
Unlock 2 Answers and 10 Comments.
See Answers
Why Experts Exchange?

Experts Exchange always has the answer, or at the least points me in the correct direction! It is like having another employee that is extremely experienced.

Jim Murphy
Programmer at Smart IT Solutions

When asked, what has been your best career decision?

Deciding to stick with EE.

Mohamed Asif
Technical Department Head

Being involved with EE helped me to grow personally and professionally.

Carl Webster
CTP, Sr Infrastructure Consultant
Ask ANY Question

Connect with Certified Experts to gain insight and support on specific technology challenges including:

  • Troubleshooting
  • Research
  • Professional Opinions
Did You Know?

We've partnered with two important charities to provide clean water and computer science education to those who need it most. READ MORE