Forrest logo
tool overview
On this page you find all important commands for the CLI tool tcpflow. If the command you are looking for is missing please ask our AI.


Tcpflow is a command line tool used to capture and analyze network traffic. It listens for TCP traffic on a specified network interface or reads from a pcap file. With tcpflow, users can easily capture packets flowing through TCP connections. It reconstructs and saves complete data flows, including both the client and server sides of a connection, into separate files. This allows for detailed analysis and extraction of information from captured network traffic. Tcpflow supports various options and filters, enabling users to capture and analyze specific types of traffic, such as HTTP, FTP, and SMTP. Overall, tcpflow is a handy and efficient tool for network forensics, troubleshooting, and monitoring network traffic.

List of commands for tcpflow:

  • tcpflow:tldr:40fdd tcpflow: Show all data on the given interface and port.
    $ tcpflow -c -i ${eth0} port ${80}
    try on your machine
    explain this command
tool overview