how to rotate a tcpdump file

Frank Shute frank at
Sat May 23 16:05:03 UTC 2009

On Sat, May 23, 2009 at 02:57:08PM +0300, Yavuz Ma?lak wrote:
> I wish tcpdump to rotate tcpdump file whose size reaches 10Mbyte.
> Which command should I use ?

You should be able to set up newsyslog(8) to rotate the dumps.

You want to have a look at newsyslog.conf(5) to craft a line to put in
your conf file. There are examples to work from in the conf file




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