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SCTPTrace: An Extension of TCPTrace for SCTP
Karlstad University, Faculty of Health, Science and Technology (starting 2013), Department of Mathematics and Computer Science.
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2016 (English)Report (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
Abstract [en]

When it comes to analyzing TCP data and extracting the information in such a way that it becomes viewable, there are a couple of tools that can be used. One of them is TCPTrace. TCPTrace is used to analyze special dump files created from programs such as tcpdump, snoop and WinDump. TCPTrace became published for a broader public in the late 1996 by Shawn Ostermann. Since then functionalities, changes and fixes have been implemented for example the extension to create graphs and trace UDP packets. From the dump files a trace will be done, and depending on the input from the user, TCPTrace can present this information in a number of ways such as plain text, trace files and graphs, depending on the amount of information the user is looking for. The extensive information traced will be viewed and divided for each connection found. For each connection, information such as retransmits, throughput, round trip times, bytes and packets sent and received etc. can be presented.

This project came to be, since there has been a desire to see a tool for SCTP that provides the same functionalities as TCPTrace. The project, called SCTPTrace, aimed to implement as much of the previous TCP functionalities as possible for the SCTP protocol. 

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Karlstad: Karlstads universitet, 2016. , 16 p.
Keyword [en]
sctp, tcptrace, extension
National Category
Telecommunications
Research subject
Computer Science
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kau:diva-39129ISBN: 978-91-7063-678-3OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kau-39129DiVA: diva2:897264
Available from: 2016-01-25 Created: 2016-01-25 Last updated: 2016-07-11Bibliographically approved

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