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Date:      Sat, 5 Mar 2011 14:01:48 -0500 (EST)
From:      "Michael L. Squires" <>
To:        erikmccaskey64 <>
Cc:        freebsd <>
Subject:   Re: Is it safe to run tcpdump?
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On Sat, 5 Mar 2011, erikmccaskey64 wrote:

> Is it safe to always run tcpdump on the server, e.g.: like this:
> tcpdump -qn dst net

Depends on who's watching; running tcpdump on a network managed by someone
else might be noticed by the network admin if they're looking for NICs
being run in promsicuous mode.  This is a red flag if you're looking for
someone running a password sniffer.

Mike Squires

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