How to use tcpdump or other system-level commands inside OpenShift Pod

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Issue

  • Need to do packet capture (tcpdump) from inside an OpenShift Pod.
  • Can you use commands in a container via nsenter to capture information with tools that are not built into the pod
  • How to run iperf and other Linux tools that are not in the container's built-in command list

Environment

  • Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform
    • 3.x

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