packet sniffer

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packet sniffer

(networking, tool)
A network monitoring tool that captures data packets and decodes them using built-in knowledge of common protocols. Sniffers are used to debug and monitor networking problems.
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For more information about the DP-1000 DOCSIS Protocol Analyzer,click here.
The Eclipse X34 M-PHY protocol analyzer is available and shipping today, as is the UniPort Protocol Suite.
Hence, the need for robust, up-to-date, protocol analyzer software.
The Protocol Analyzer display in Figure 5 shows a state listing of the bi-directional data, with a coding error (too many 1's in a row) in one of the characters on the host side.
About the DP-1000 DOCSIS Protocol Analyzer Developed with major industry players, the Averna DP-1000 DOCSIS Protocol Analyzer is used to analyze, debug, maintain and monitor local networks and Internet connections.
The portable Summit T34 protocol analyzer is designed to support multiple PCIe storage protocols such as SATA Express, NVMe and SCSI Express.
0 exerciser and protocol analyzer," said Siegfried Gross, vice president and general manager for Agilent Technologies Boeblingen Verification Solutions Division.
Viewers can be purchased as add-ons to Frontline's Serialtest and Ethertest products or stand-alone to be used with 3rd party protocol analyzers and data capture software.
The protocol analyzer acquires, records, decodes, analyzes and displays complex high-speed serial I/O communication streams, such as PCI Express.