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I want to sniff the web content. Don't worry, no vicious intentions, it is an experiment : )

So the scenario is: I have my host machine, and multiple guest virtual machines running on it. All VMs go to random URLs. I would like to sniff and store the content that the VMs access (I am interested in capturing raw HTML, I would like to skip images, video streams etc.)

One solution would be to setup a sniffer on my host machine (like tcpdump) and later process what is captured. The inconvenience here is that I would need to work on raw .pcap dumps :(

Other solution would be to setup a proxy server and configure it in the way that the content is dumped to a file... but I am no expert in proxies. Can it be done with, e.g., squid?

Any other ideas?

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An experiment to be used later for vicious intentions...;;-) – Moab May 16 '12 at 14:45
In the name of science! Nobody understands me! :) – Jakub M. May 16 '12 at 16:37

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