MSGSNARF(8) System Manager's Manual MSGSNARF(8)

msgsnarf - sniff chat messages

msgsnarf [-i interface | -p pcapfile] [[-v] pattern [expression]]

msgsnarf records selected messages from AOL Instant Messenger, ICQ 2000, IRC, MSN Messenger, or Yahoo Messenger chat sessions.

Specify the interface to listen on.
Process packets from the specified PCAP capture file instead of the network.
"Versus" mode. Invert the sense of matching, to select non-matching messages.
Specify regular expression for message matching.
Specify a tcpdump(8) filter expression to select traffic to sniff.


Dug Song <>