[Mongrel] Newbie Question: Can I setup mongrel as a proxy between a browser and the web?

Eden Li eden at mojiti.com
Wed Feb 6 19:32:54 EST 2008


It might be better if you use a packet sniffer like WireShark or  
tcpdump.  Mongrel wouldn't be able to handle non-http traffic.

http://www.wireshark.org/
http://www.tcpdump.org/tcpdump_man.html

On Feb 7, 2008, at 8:20 AM, Arash Nikkar wrote:

> Ideally, what I am looking for is something which just listens to  
> all the traffic going into and out of a browser (using whatever  
> protocol) and do some analysis on that traffic (even if that means I  
> need to duplicate all the data elsewhere on my disk). but alas, I  
> come from a desktop background and I am not that well versed in web  
> related issues. So I suppose I will just take baby steps (with your  
> guy's help, if you dont mind.)



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