Packet Capture on a Palo Alto Management Interface

In this quick how-to I will show you how you can very easily and quickly run a packet capture on a Palo Alto management interface.
Some reasons why you may want to capture packets on the management interface is to capture traffic such as RADIUS and Syslog which is processed via the management plane. Management traffic cannot be captured using the ‘packet capture’ feature on the GUI so we need to do it using the CLI.
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Installing TCPDump on DD-WRT WRT54GL

This article will serve as a quick tutorial on installing TCPDump on a LinkSys WRT54GL box running the custom DD-WRT firmware.

TCPDump is a command line packet analyser. It’s a bit like Wireshark except it is command line based and in this tutorial, we will be installing it on a router and not on a PC.
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