How to delete mgmt.pcap file from the device?

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L3 Networker

How to delete mgmt.pcap file from the device?

Hi All, 

 

As above, how can l do that?

 

> view-pcap mgmt-pcap mgmt.pcap

 

Thanks,

Myky

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L7 Applicator

looks like that option was taken out? i seem to recall that pcap used to be under mp-log, but now isn't may need to open a case to get that reinstated ;)
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L3 Networker

HI @reaper,

 

I was troubleshooting AD server user agent communication issue, so PCAP from mgmt interface helped (server issue), but there seems no option to remove it. No big deal just wanted to know if there is a way to delete the file.

 

Thanks,

Myky

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L4 Transporter

Hi @myky ,

 

I was using tcpdump on the management interface recently and I notice that every time the capture is started the file is overwriten, not amended. So as some kind of workaround you can just run new tcpdump with some dummy filter (at will not capture any traffic). This will overwrite and replace the content of the file from the previous capture.

 

 

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L3 Networker

@AlexanderAstardzhiev  that is true. l noticed that too. 

Thanks,

Myky

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