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Will packet sniffing work if all connections use a local proxy? You are forced to use this proxy to get a connection to the internet at all.

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If you are connecting through a local proxy you should normally still be able to sniff all your own outgoing packets.

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Will I only be able to sniff my own outgoing packets? – Sam J Sep 8 '12 at 13:28
Well that would depend on your physical infrastructure, if you are connecting through wireless or a hub you will still be able to see traffic passing on there. – Lucas Kauffman Sep 8 '12 at 13:29
Ah so if I connect through wireless, I will be able to see all traffic through that router? – Sam J Sep 8 '12 at 13:30
not through that router but on the same wireless network – Lucas Kauffman Sep 8 '12 at 13:39
I see, thank you for your help. – Sam J Sep 8 '12 at 13:43

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