CLI debug pcap verbosity levels

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CLI debug pcap verbosity levels

I've been using the cli debug pcap captures for a number of issues recently but was frustrated in the last one by a lack of detail. In this case I was capturing OSPF (debug routing pcap ospf on). When I viewed the capture it looks more like a summary of the hello messages without the contents.

 

Is there a generic was to turn up the level of information in these pcaps? I'm not asking for tips specific to OSPF troubleshooting, I'm looking for a magic wand that can control the level of verbosity in any of the non-dataplane debug pcaps.

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Re: CLI debug pcap verbosity levels

Are you using these instructions for the CLI captures?

 

https://live.paloaltonetworks.com/t5/Tech-Note-Articles/Packet-Based-Troubleshooting-Configuring-Pac...

 

I think these are basically filters on tcpdump directly.  I had not noticed any truncations of information using this method.

Steve Puluka BSEET - IP Architect - DQE Communications (Metro Ethernet/ISP)
ACE PanOS 6; ACE PanOS 7; ASE 3.0; PSE 7.0 Foundations & Associate in Platform; Cyber Security; Data Center
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