Is it safe to run tcpdump?
Michael L. Squires
mikes at siralan.org
Sat Mar 5 19:32:48 UTC 2011
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 192.168.1.0/24
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.
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