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I have a web server that is accepting web service calls on port 8081 - I want to see the packets coming through. I tried using fiddler, but it doesn't see anything. I don't have access to the code, its precompiled. I was hoping to just install something on the server to do this.

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Use wireshark on the server.

Then you can capture all traffic, and analyze it afterwords.

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tried that.... the webservice calls aren't seen for whatever reason.. – M.R. Oct 22 '12 at 14:38
Then you might have a firewall issue, or something related. If you could put the switchport the server is on in monitoring mode, and put up a computer with wireshark installed on that port, you can see if it is the server or something else that blocks. – Frederik Nielsen Oct 22 '12 at 14:43
I ran it directly ON the server, and it still doesn't see it... – M.R. Oct 24 '12 at 19:40
Exactly. Check the units before the server to see where the packets get lost. – Frederik Nielsen Oct 24 '12 at 19:47
no, I know for a fact the server is sending the requests - there are no firewalls in place... – M.R. Oct 25 '12 at 15:22

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