Uses of a Packet Sniffer

Uses of a Packet Sniffer

a) It could detect the the presence/absence of a token in a token ring network.

b) Detects all messages that are being sent to a network adapter.
c) It could detect extra messages sent by a port indicating an error message.
d) It collects statistics of the number of messages or the amount of traffic.

e) This could also be used to separate the messages and re-form the process again.

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