Tools to check traffic goes from application

Posted on 2014-12-21
Last Modified: 2015-02-01
Dear All,

I’m looking for simple application which I can see the traffic which come out from a client while running a specific application, I need to know some application how much data it takes (MS Lync, Outlook … etc)

Question by:Rhala
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by:John Hurst
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Wireshark or CommView will tell you how many packets reach a machine. I use CommView myself.  CommView will tell you what process and what ports are used and how many bytes. For example, right now I can see that DropBox is updating.

I recommend CommView and I think it will do what you want.

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The simplest way i am using is windows resource monitor.
Please check below pictures and you can find a target application in 2 steps.

For more detailed analysis you can use wireshark which is mentioned before.


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what about the ports? how i can see the ports which used by a specific application?
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by:John Hurst
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Please use Comm View as I suggested (trial is available). It shows you ports as well as application. I have it running now and it shows me all this.

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askincakir earned 250 total points
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please take a moment in Resource Monitor you can also see ports. They are there in connection list.

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