Re: [OT] recording and replaying HTTP requests
Date: Mon, 9 Feb 2009 12:57:50 -0500
2009/2/9 Mohun Biswas <m_biswas_at_mailinator.com>:
> Gisle Vanem wrote:
>> "Mohun Biswas" <m_biswas_at_mailinator.com> wrote:
>>> This is a little off topic and I hope people won't mind. Does anyone know
>>> of a tool for recording HTTP traffic and playing it back?
>> On what platform?
> It's a little hard to say. I use many platforms but since this is for
> generic users, it would be reasonable to assume that some of them have only
>> How about tcpdump  and tcpreplay ?
>>  http://www.tcpdump.org
>>  http://www.anzen.com/research/nidsbench/
> Thank you - I hadn't been thinking in terms of general TCP recording, I'd
> been thinking of a higher-level HTTP-specific technique, but of course
> you're right that these would do the job. They do apparently run on Windows
> under Cygwin.
> Given these to start with I was able to come up with a couple of similar
> tools: Tomahawk (http://tomahawk.sourceforge.net) and Traffic Replay
> (http://www.dejavunet.net/product_tr.html), a commercial product.
Another one to look at is Wireshark (http://www.wireshark.org)
formerly known as Ethereal. It runs on pretty much every platform, I
believe, and can record at almost any level of abstraction you care to
Received on 2009-02-09