Follow the procedure below to use the PacketShaper to capture packets for a specific host:
- Access the PacketShaper using the command line interface (CLI).
- At the command prompt type the following command to remove any previous filters configured for your packet capture:
packetcapture remove all
- To add a host as the filter for your packet capture, type the following command:
packetcapture add host:xx.xx.xx.xx
Note: xx.xx.xx.xx is the IP address or domain name of an IPv4 host; IPv6 hosts are not supported.
Example of a valid host IP address:172.21.18.160
Example of a valid host domain name: west.us.com
- To check the packet capture details (including the packet capture file name and location), type the following command:
Note: The packet capture status command can be run at any time before, during, and/or after the packet capture.
- To start the packet capture, type the following command:
- Attempt to replicate the issue.
- To end the packet capture, type the following command:
Note: The packet capture file will be created, named according to the day and time the packet capture was enabled, and stored in the 9.1026/pktlog directory on the Legacy PacketShaper and in the 9.258/pktlog directory on the PacketShaper S-Series with a .dmp file extension.
Follow the link below for more documentation regarding the packet capture feature for the Legacy PacketShaper:
Follow the link below for more documentation regarding the packet capture feature for the PacketShaper S-Series: