monitor TCP communication

ben darby ben at
Sun Jan 7 10:53:37 UTC 2007

* Marco Mandl (marco.mandl at wrote:
> I can't get evolution to work with my IMAP server. I want to see what's
> actually happening. So I want to monitor / log the detailed traffic on a
> certain port - some sort of sniffing.
> What is the easiest tool to do that?

try ethereal
under capture options select your interface + under capture filter use
'tcp port 143' minus the quotes

ben darby <ben at>
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