How to use tcpdump inside OpenShift 4 Pod

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  • Need to do packet capture (tcpdump) from inside an OpenShift Pod.
  • Is it possible to use commands in a container via nsenter to capture information with tools that are not built into the pod?


  • Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform (RHOCP)
    • 4

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