pppdump - convert PPP record file to readable format
]] [ -r
] [ -m
mru ] [ file ...
utility converts the files written using the record
option of pppd
into a human-readable format. If one or more filenames
are specified, pppdump
will read each in turn; otherwise it will read
its standard input. In each case the result is written to standard output.
The options are as follows:
- Prints the bytes sent and received in hexadecimal. If
neither this option nor the -p option is specified, the bytes are
printed as the characters themselves, with non-printing and non-ASCII
characters printed as escape sequences.
- Collects the bytes sent and received into PPP packets,
interpreting the async HDLC framing and escape characters and checking the
FCS (frame check sequence) of each packet. The packets are printed as hex
values and as characters (non-printable characters are printed as
- With the -p option, this option causes
pppdump to decompress packets which have been compressed with the
BSD-Compress or Deflate methods.
- Reverses the direction indicators, so that `sent' is
printed for bytes or packets received, and `rcvd' is printed for bytes or
- -m mru
- Use mru as the MRU (maximum receive unit) for both
directions of the link when checking for over-length PPP packets (with the