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How to parse OpenFlow packets using tcpdump capture file programmatically

I am working with OpenFlow packets and am analyzing the network via tcpdump. Currently, I use the WireShark GUI to parse the generated capture file and it does serve my need. However, I was ...
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Windows Server FIrewall (2012) Ipsec tunnel problems

I am new to Ipsec tunnels. I have successfully created a tunnel to a Cisco offsite router using a preshare key at a supplier. In Endpoints 1 : I have the servers ip address and the remote servers ip ...
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Wireshark filter to only capture Incoming Packets?

I am trying to setup a Filter (so my log files aren't massive) that will capture only incoming traffic. I have looked on http://wiki.wireshark.org/CaptureFilters but so far have been unable to find a ...
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High Client Network Utilization Accessing File Share

When users try to access specific folders within our file server, their computer will sometimes lock up and stop responding. These folders have images that average 200KB in size. I've duplicated the ...
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How to monitor VPN traffic with Wireshark on Windows 7?

I'm running Wireshark 1.6.7 (latest available release) x64 on Windows 7 x64. I only have a single network card on this computer, and Wireshark shows only it as an available adapter to capture packets ...
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MCU packet capture

I am trying to do a packet capture of a video conference hosted with CISCO [Codian] MCU. The instructions for capturing SIP packets with Wireshark are available. I also configured MCU to accept SIP ...
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IP Conflicts from mikrotik router for multiple ip addresses (that it isnt assigned)

I have a point to point wireless connection using two mikrotiks. When I plug the mikrotik into a switch with just my laptop I get an IP address conflict on my machine no matter what IP I am assigned. ...
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after 487 Requst terminated there is no ACK

We have a weird problem. After a non successfull call (like a very long number and such), the phone (Yealink-any) gets "call time out" and then loses it registration. I ran wireshark and noticed that ...
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How to get the serial console logs via ethernet port? [closed]

I have a board running Busybox linux and for my debugging activities I always have to connect physically to the serial port to get the serial console prints and logs.I believe using netcat tool we ...
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What causes duplicate ACK records?

We're reviewing Wireshark captures from a few client machines that are showing multiple duplicate ACK records which then triggers retransmit and out-of-sequence packets. These are shown in the ...
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How to decode traffic as NTLM protocol in Wireshark?

I'm trying to debug NTLM authentication issue. One of my ideas was to capture the network traffic and look thougth it. In my case NTLM authentication is going over non-stardart port (6901). Of course, ...
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Too Many HTTP Requests from one source

We are having an issue at one of our customer sites where Tripwire is flagging events when more than 1000 HTTP connections are being created from one IP address within a span of one minute. We have ...
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Understand wireshark capture for ssh key exchange [closed]

I need to understand SSH key exchange, I have tried to read RFC document but it seems very difficult to understand so I have captured packets using wireshark ,I found various packets for ssh ...
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Using I/O graph how to interept bytes/tick against packet details information?

I'm working on a trace-file which has reported ISP throttling occurrences in it. My task is to use IO graph to understand at what point in time the throttling process effected client upload ...
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How can I filter https when monitoring traffic with Wireshark?

I want to observe the HTTPs protocol. How can I use a Wireshark filter to do that?
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Should I disable the Nagle Algorithm for Outlook / Exchange RPC/HTTP communication?

I'm investigating reasons why several Outlook clients in non-cached mode are having delays communicating... resulting in Outlook hanging. My suspicion is that a Netscaler, or intermediate device (? ...
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Why is wireshark capturing packets not destined to my host? [closed]

My IP was configured as 192.168.101.91, I don't understand why my host is receiving packets which have a destination address of 192.168.87.203(and many other IPs which I didn't capture) given that I ...
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How to capture Wireshark packets when using a switched network in Windows

I’ve been asked by our SIP trunk provider to run a Wireshark trace on the network when we receive calls. The issue I’m having is that if I run Wireshark from a laptop plugged into the main switch I ...
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How can I easily locate a specific TCP conversation in two separate (and large) packet captures using wireshark?

Occasionally, I'll need to compare packet captures (usually wireshark or tcpdump) that are collected from both sides of a TCP conversation. Sometimes the two hosts involved are very "chatty" so I'll ...
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isolate application and check what packets it is sending over the internet

I am not sure that this sort of question is appropriate here, so forgive me if I'm wrong. Here is a problem: I want to see what a specific program is sending to the internet, but the thing is that on ...
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Too Many HTTP Requests from one source

We are having an issue at one of our customer sites where Tripwire is flagging events when more than 1000 HTTP connections are being individually created from different IP addresses within a span of ...
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How to find ACK for multiple segments using Wireshark?

I'm trying to use Wireshark to find a ACK (for TCP connections) send my the server which ACKs multiple segments as opposed to just ACKing 1 segment. Is there a wireshark filter than can help me with ...
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Wireshark only capturing broadcast packages [closed]

I've ran Wireshark multiple times on my notebook for wireless networks verifying mobile packages for my devices and it used to work most of the time. I haven't been able to monitor my traffic today ...
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How can the SSDP protocol be filtered out of Wireshark view?

In Wireshark version 1.12.4, I am trying to filter out packet messages with an SSDP protocol. When I clicked the Expression button next to the Filter field, and selected "HTTP" (as Field Name) and ...
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Remote packet capturing using fifo and dumpcap

I'm currently working on two linux servers where one server is running in 2.6.18-274.el5(Server A) and the second one in CentOS 7 (Server B). My requirement is to capture the packets of the network ...
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How to ping a host with different MTU size to simulate icmpv6 packet too big scenario?

As the Title states,I want to check whether my host will actually send a ICMPv6 packet too big if i send a packet with beyond the defined MTU size.I don't have a cisco router(extended ping) to try out ...
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Wiresharking access to AWS to debug permission problems

I have a plugin which pushes files to S3. It's not my plugin and auditing what exactly it does has proved difficult. I'm trying to enable access logging on the bucket to figure out what exactly is ...
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Unknown device showing up in network scan

I need some help finding a device that has been showing up whenever I scan my network using Spiceworks' "Inventory" scan. I can ping the device, but nslookup returns a non-existent domain, and ...
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While analyzing a network interface using WireShark, which device's timestamp is recorded?

OK, this may seem trivial but due to the nature of testing required for my application, I need to get precise timestamps. I am using WireShark to analyze packets. Suppose I have a network with 2 ...
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Creating a Network Diagram with .pcap [closed]

I have a Wireshark .pcap Capture of around 500k packets and I would like to enumerate a Network Diagram with all the Routers, Switches, PCs etc. Is there a tool that I could use to automatically ...
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Expanding HAProxy health check to monitor MongoDB primary and secondary state

Follow up question regarding the MongoDB health check with HAProxy How to construct a MongoDB Health Check in HAProxy? The current solution works well when the focus is on determining if mongo ...
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TCP acks are paused, then resumed, then paused again. Why?

I would like some help finding the reason for the reduced data transfer rate in my application. I have 12 embedded systems and a Linux server. The embedded systems send data to the server over TCP on ...
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Difference between ping time and time for first ACK answer

While creating a packet performance monitor I come across the follow problem: if I ping a server, I get about 4ms. If I calculate the time between a POST and its first ACK, I get about 25us ...
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Catalyst 3560G SPAN session not mirroring IGMP packets

I am developing a device which acts as a multicast host, and want to observe it as it responds to IGMP Queries. My Catalyst 3560G is set up as follows (full config below): Port 0/1 is a TFTP server ...
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wireshark extract w3c log file

Does anyone know how I would go about extracting urls in w3c extended log format from a wireshark pcap capture file?
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In WireShark, how can I filter results so that it shows only a single line per source?

I'm using WireShark to find any systems pointed to an old system we're decommissioning and rather than showing the same IP 1,000 times I'd like to use a filter that will only show each IP source once. ...
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Wireshark does not capture second IP address traffic

I have interface with ip address: 192.168.1.3. I'm adding a second ip address: 192.168.1.4 to that interface using: ip address add Then from other computer (192.168.1.10), I ping those address & ...
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Stopping the WinPcap Packet capture service

I just installed WireShark, which also installed WinPcap. During the installation it said "do you want xxx to start automatically", which I answered yes. Now I would like to stop the service when I ...
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Unable to open WireShark in CentOS 6.5

I have installed WireShark in CentOS 6.5 with the following packages using Yum. Dependencies Resolved ================================================================================ Package ...
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HTTP not finishing over LAN. Hardware cause?

On a customer server running Apache 2.2 on Windows server 2012 we're noticing that from time to time, some requests to the server never finish. Using wireshark I've found a bunch of duplicate ACKs get ...
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tcp connection reset [RST, ACK]

getting this errors looks like server is restating the connection because of some packet loss any possible suggestion's to figure out this 37713 591.925575000 ...
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Selecting a TCP stream with most bytes transferred in Wireshark

I have captured traffic in Wireshark and I want to follow the TCP stream with most bytes transferred in the traffic. After opening Statistics > Conversations and sorting by Bytes column I filter the ...
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server is not responding on SYN packets

On the attached tcp dump, the first two SYN packets (#21800 and 21801) came to the server, however SYN ACK was sent for the second SYN. Is that correct behaviour? My understanding is that the client ...
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tshark (wireshark) to pinpoint connect reset / retransmitted issue

Windows server 2003. I have the latest WireShark installed on the server and need to capture packets on the server to pinpoint a randomly happened connection reset /retransmitted issue. When the ...
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What is “Cisco STG” and why would it dynamically replace a wildcard certificate on port 5061?

I have a lync client that is connecting to a Lync Edge server on port 5061. I get an invalid certificate error when connecting. When I run wireshark, during the TLS setup, and inside the ...
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Decrypt All traffic by wireshark [closed]

Ok I can decrypt a specified client connected to wifi by deauthing it and getting the handshake using wireshark. In fact after wireshark captures the EAPOL messages it starts to decrypt the traffic. ...
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TCP Zero Window with no corresponding Window Update

I am trying to debug a network issue and am using Wireshark and tcpdump to grab packets from my server. I have one client application that is grabbing all my available connections and then holding ...
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What conditions can account for incorrect inbound TCP checksums?

According to The Wireshark FAQ TCP checksum offloading causes checksums for outbound traffic to be calculated incorrectly. On some Linux hosts I see some inbound TCP traffic that is flagged with ...
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Wireshark/tshark cutting data short

We are doing a packet capture from within our testing software using the command line: tshark -V -i vlan2091 -R "bootp.hw.mac_addr contains "00:17:33:00:00:00"" The problem we have is one of the ...
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Dumpcap on remote linux interface

I want to capture packets on a remote linux interface using dumpcap. I have observed that there is a command - dumpcap -i rpcap://<host>/<interface> and dumpcap -i ...