How to capture DHCP requests with tcpdump

Capture DHCP requests using tcpdump

DHCP requests can be captured with tcpdump. So first we need install tcpdump utility in our Linux system.

Install tcpdump

Install tcpdump in Ubuntu or Debian Linux:

$ sudo apt-get install tcpdump

Install tcpdump in CentOS/RedHat:

$ sudo yum install tcpdump

Example output:

Install tcpdump ubuntu

Tcpdump DHCP Capture

Here is example how to capture DHCP requests using tcpdump:

# tcpdump -n -i any port 67 or port 68 or port 69

Here is some example output of captured DHCP packets with tcpdump

tcpdump dhcp trafic

 

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Capture DHCP requests using tcpdump
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Capture DHCP requests using tcpdump
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How to capture DHCP requests using tcpdump utility. Install and use tcpdump utility on Redhat/CentOS and Ubuntu/Debian Linux
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