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Need help understanding packet sniffing software.

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#1 kurtgillis12


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Posted 28 June 2016 - 12:06 AM

I'm using HTTPNetworkSniffer.
I am making some queries on Google Toolbar, and trying to figure out which host server is the server that is storing my search queries, but I don't know how to tell the difference between the packets I receive from Google Servers and the ones I send. Can anybody help me understand the difference? I feel like most of them say GET, which to me, sounds like the ones I receive, not the ones they receive..

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Posted 28 June 2016 - 12:41 AM

He noticed that his network monitor showing that the Google Toolbar continued to transmit his browsing to its toolbarqueries.google.com server.

At the command prompt: ping toolbarqueries.google.com
This will show the IP of your PC to toolbarqueries.google.com

At the command prompt: netstat -a -b
This will show the browser connecting and port connecting to toolbarqueries.google.com


Two HTTP Request Methods: GET and POST http://www.w3schools.com/tags/ref_httpmethods.asp

Two commonly used methods for a request-response between a client and server are: GET and POST.

GET - Requests data from a specified resource
POST - Submits data to be processed to a specified resource

Edited by Crazy Cat, 28 June 2016 - 12:49 AM.


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