The AX debug subsystem enables you to trace packets on the ACOS device. To access the AX debug subsystem, enter the following command at the Privileged EXEC level of the CLI:
The CLI prompt changes as follows:
This chapter describes the debug-related commands in the AX debug subsystem.
To perform ACOS debugging using this subsystem:
5. Use the command to start capturing packets. The ACOS device begins capturing packets that match the filter, and saves the packets to a file or displays them, depending on the capture options you specify.
The AXdebug utility creates a debug file in packet capture (PCAP) format. The PCAP format can be read by third-party diagnostic applications such as Wireshark, Ethereal (the older name for Wireshark) and tcpdump. To simplify export of the PCAP file, the ACOS device compresses it into a zip file in tar format. To use a PCAP file, you must untar it first.
The following commands are available: