-vBe verbose.¬†Prints packets out to the console.There is one big problem with verbose mode: it’s slow.¬†If you are doing IDS work with Snort, don’t use the ‘-v’ switch, you WILL drop packets.-dDump theapplication layer data(Packet Payload)when displaying packets in verbose or packet logging mode. -eDisplay/log the link layer packet headers. -XDump the raw packet data starting at the link layer (Entire Packet). This switch overrides the ‘-d’ switch. The whole file will be dumped, which means dummy bits included.

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