capture buffer


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capture buffer

A reserved area in memory for holding incoming data. See capture and buffer.
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It is simple to install and use, but it nevertheless supports several handy communications features, including autologon, an automatic capture buffer, downloading, and script creation.
New features include advanced multiprobes for multi-interface, multitopology and multisession remote monitoring and collaboration; application analysis functionality that allows network administrators to view and troubleshoot application performance, then drill down to conversational problems; a 4-GB reserved memory capture buffer for high-capacity networks; and a wireless site-survey mode for consecutive channel scanning of 802.11a/b/g networks, a single view of all access points and an organized statistics view.--Network Instruments
To do that, your communications program must be able to open a capture buffer, and when you tell it to, save the information to a file, or as it is also called, "save a session file."