C packet-capture

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Top 4 C packet-capture Projects

  • GitHub repo Wireshark

    Read-only mirror of Wireshark's Git repository at https://gitlab.com/wireshark/wireshark. GitHub won't let us disable pull requests. ☞ THEY WILL BE IGNORED HERE ☜ Please upload them at GitLab.

  • GitHub repo netsniff-ng

    A Swiss army knife for your daily Linux network plumbing.

    Project mention: Awesome Penetration Testing | dev.to | 2021-10-06

    netsniff-ng - Swiss army knife for network sniffing.

  • Scout APM

    Scout APM: A developer's best friend. Try free for 14-days. Scout APM uses tracing logic that ties bottlenecks to source code so you know the exact line of code causing performance issues and can get back to building a great product faster.

  • GitHub repo etl2pcapng

    Utility that converts an .etl file containing a Windows network packet capture into .pcapng format.

    Project mention: A stupid question regarding UDP traffic | reddit.com/r/networking | 2021-04-13

    If you have an older version of Windows Server that doesn't have pktmon on it you can also use the netsh method to capture to an ETL file. - Netsh trace start#start) - Now it used to be that I would convert the ETL file to .cap using Message Analyzer, but Microsoft has retired it and you can't download it anymore. In good news it appears that Microsoft has actually released a converter, https://github.com/microsoft/etl2pcapng, to do exactly this.

  • GitHub repo netmon_cli

    A simple and lightweight terminal packet sniffer.

    Project mention: netmon_cli: A simple Terminal Packet Sniffer written in C using ONLY built in libs. | reddit.com/r/HowToHack | 2020-12-31
NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2021-10-06.

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Project Stars
1 Wireshark 3,948
2 netsniff-ng 959
3 etl2pcapng 303
4 netmon_cli 8
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