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Is it possible to sniff packets on other subnetworks?

I've been reading about packet sniffing and was wondering if it's possible for someone to sniff packets on subnetworks other than the one they're on. Since the point of a subnetwork is that devices ...
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Python: How to send a 4 byte acknowledgement. [on hold]

Summary I have set up a udp listener in python, that receives data being sent over port 30000. I want to add an acknowledgement feature that sends a 4 byte acknowledgement back to the source device. ...
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Does brctl have a log file?

Does brctl have a log file which records the operations done with brctl? I am not looking for a log file captures the packets flowing through the bridge. I am looking for a log file which captures ...
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Network Sniffer identifying strange requests to *.crdui.com

So I just downloaded a Network Sniffer on my local machine, as I think something is going on. As soon as I opened it, selected my network adapter (an LTE stick), it started showing me requests from ...
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cannot capture packets on wireshark without internet

I am using Wireshark on my Windows 8.1 Pro 32-bit pa and whenever I start Wireshark without internet, it can't capture ant packets. But when I am connected to the internet, it captures packets form ...
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Track down internet PCs communication using network media devices? [closed]

We are having a little argument here about whether there is a way for internet providers to trace your traffic using the network media devices they are using. Some of the folks say that if you are ...
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What does a network packet consists of?

I know basic networking but I am not very good at it. Now I am calculating how many packets will be lost if I use UDP over IPv4. I can assume that the protocol overhead for data sent via UDP over IPv4 ...
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Trying to understand IP packet flow

So I'm having trouble understanding how packets travel from one machine to another. Below I've put in an example of Computer 1 trying to connect to Computer 2. Computer 1 IP: 192.168.1.11 Subnet: ...
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How does Router know where to forward packet

If several computers with local addresses (192.168.0.#) are connected to a router and each computer opens a web browser and requests a page over HTTP, when these TCP:80 packets are sent out, the ...
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OpenBSD: Prioritizing empty ACKs

There is a wildly used example concerning PF and prioritising empty ACK packets, so that an an asynchronous connections' downstream does not lose performance, if the upstream is clogged up. The ...
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How to get packets for a specific access point

I have Wireshark and Aircrack-ng and whenever I capture packets I don't know how to capture packets for a specific network (the network is "2WIRE207"). I need to do this so I can use Aircrack-ng.
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CommView for Wifi stops responding after a few minutes

Whenever I am capturing packets for aircrack-ng, after around 5-10 minutes, it stops responding all of a sudden. I am running a Windows 8.1 Pro 32-bit PC. How can I fix this?
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Remote Packet Capture using Wireshark

Well The scenario is that I have a Windows machine(at home) and a Linux box running headless Ubuntu server(without GUI) on a remote location. I got Wireshark installed on my windows machine, and ...
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TCP vs UDP. Sending data on a closed port

I try to understand differences between TCP and UDP packet on the error-checking. I know that UDP packets are connectionless and doesn't care that the packet will arrive the destination safely. And ...
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Iptables mark incoming packet - vpn routing

I have connected my home to my workplace for out of house backup reasons through OpenVPN. The connection is working nicely. At work I have 5 fixed IP addresses. Now I would like to assign one of ...
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How to send packet on tor network to get back to my computer?

Can anyone tell me how to configure system (I think Linux is the best option for this) to be able to send packet by Tor Network back to my own computer? I have to conduct research on how it behaves (I ...
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Why HTTP response is split in 2 parts: header and body?

I'm trying to understand why a single HTTP response is split in 2 parts in the following setup: Requested resource is protected by HTTP Digest Authentication on server side. Communication is ...
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Why cocoa packet analyzer shows “capture packets to a trace file” menu?

I am trying to use 'cocoa packet analyzer'('C.P.A'). I uses mac OSX and I installed this from appstore. After installed this, when I launch this program a popup comes out. Others say that to get ...
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How do I drop a TCP packet matching a certain signature on windows (e.g. firewall-based)?

I am searching for a way to stop a TCP packet with a certain signature and connection from reaching an application. The packet may be dropped completely. The packet contains the byte signature [42, ...
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Capturing wireless traffic (using Wireshark)

When I run wireshark on a wired network it works fine and reports all of the packets. When I run it on a wireless network though I only see my own traffic. The wireless card I have is supposed to ...
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How to learn the current network scheduler used in my linux machine?

How can I learn what network scheduler for packet selection is used in my linux system? Thanks!
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What is most likely to cause this packet loss?

This question: Can a software cause a huge ping response is what made me realize that I have a network problem. As you can see here: C:\Users\*****>pathping google.com Tracing route to ...
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How does badBIOS jumps airgaps? [closed]

I was reading this article from Ars on badBIOS and came across this line which states the malware, has the ability to use high-frequency transmissions passed between computer speakers and ...
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What does the MySQL “max_allowed_packet” setting actually control?

We've been cleaning up database problems for the last four hours, thanks to a broken mysqldump that wasn't sufficiently erroring out. We were getting these errors: mysqldump: Error 2020: Got packet ...
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How to enable “packet forwarding” in OS X

How is it possible to enable packet forwarding in Mac OS X? Google gives me tons of hints for Windows and Linux but not for OS X.
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How do IP answer packets reach their destination inside of a private LAN?

This is a little theory question that has been confusing me for a pretty long time. Basically, if we are inside of a private LAN, and we want incoming packets to reach, for example, an HTTP server ...
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See file size on wireshark when downloading

Is there a way to see the filesize of a file when starting a download through wireshark? I want to see the size of http downloads on wireshark when i start them but i cant find that information.
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What's the difference between a TCP segment and a TCP packet?

Is a TCP segment not part of a TCP packet? Here's what I've read: A segment is a piece of application data chopped into a transportable size by TCP and wrapped with a TCP header Isn't the TCP ...
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Layer 2 switching or Layer 3 forwarding?

I have a wireless router installed at my home (provided by ISP). Scenario: Router IP: 192.168.1.1 My Machine IP (X): 192.168.1.2 IP of machine Y: 192.168.1.3 Now when I ping Y from my ...
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Linux Kernel Packet Forwarding Performance

I've been using a Linux box as a router for some time now. Nothing too fancy, just enabling forwarding in the kernel, turning on masquerading, and setting up iptables to poke a few holes in the ...
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Change TCP sequence numbers for packet replay?

First off, I'm using wireshark for capture and colasoft for replay. I'm attempting to replay a group of captured packets back, looped to be done several times over (the purpose of this is just to send ...
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Is there a tool or website to generate DNS query packets for looking up the IP address of a hostname?

Is there a tool or web site where I can plug in some values and have it generate the bytes for a DNS query to look up the IP address of a hostname? Preferably one where it explains how the values ...
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my perl scripts that use Net:Pcap dont work when i port them onto a vm on my server

I am trying to run a perl script that i have scripted to dump the packets from my network, i am using the Net:Pcap and netpacket modules. They are working fine on my and my friend's laptop. but when ...
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Old Look@LAN software gives “No packet to read” log error; then won't ping

Yes, before anyone asks the question, I'm still using Look@LAN. It's the best free network discovery and resources program I've seen (but please, if you have suggestions for newer ones, let me know). ...
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what is the effect of using 'ping -m' (tagging the packets)

i was going through the man pages of ping and i found a -m option there.. so how does this effect my packets? its something like tagging the packets. ping 8.8.8.8 -m 2 ...
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How can i connect 2 PC with different subnets in 1 Switch in 1 Router

Well here is the problem...I want to connect 2 PC pc_1: 10.1.1.18/29 pc_2: 10.1.1.66/29 with 1 switch pc_1 -> Switch Fa0/1 pc_2 -> Switch Fa0/2 and this switch to a router ...
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How can I filter incoming packets to my application?

I have only little experience with Wireshark. The problem is that when my server (3rd party app) receives a faulty packets, it crashes. I would need to filter the incoming packets and filter out such ...
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Relation between a packet and a frame over the network

I am learning how networks work and I have a question. What is actually sent over the network? A packet/datagram or a frame? I believe it is a packet. If so, let's say Computer A wants to communicate ...
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Intercept and Edit Packets over a Network Bridge

I've been looking around for a way to intercept a packet as it comes into my main pc, edit it, and then let it continue it's journey to the device bridges though my pc. I've tried writing a c# app to ...
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TCP\IP Packet Signature - how to identify such data packets?

I know of a program that can "carve" (look for) TCP IP Packets from raw binary data. The results it presents are the source and destination MAC addresses, the source and destination IP addresses and a ...
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Jumbo Packet vs Transmit Buffers

I want to increase the transfer speed between two network adapters: 1) Atheros AR8152 PCI-E Fast Network Adapter. 2) Marvell Yukon 88E8053 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller. Marvell has a "Jumbo ...
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Capture live streaming

I want to capture a rtmp stream. The videos are live, different every day and usually i cant tune in because i am busy at work doing something :(. I would like to capture the stream however they use ...
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HTTP Packet inspection scripting

I have a HTTP application running on a server. I cannot modify the application, but I would like to trigger an event when a specific POST request is sent to the application. I would like to run a ...
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How do I trace HTTP packets with Wireshark?

What can I do in order to see packets that come from different sessions in a web page? For example when I open yahoo.com there are different sessions in yahoo; I dont know how to see which packet is ...
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FFMPEG Errors: “max_analyze_duration” “buffer underflow” “packet too large” What to do?

I have an error while just copying a video with ffmpeg. I use the command: ffmpeg -i leon.mpg -vcodec copy -acodec copy leon2.mpg The errors: [mpeg @ 00000000020ebd20] max_analyze_duration 5000000 ...
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Packet Sniff over Wi-Fi

I've got a non-PC wireless client, and I'm wondering about some of its connections. I want to see the actual packets being exchanged from the net to my device over a Wi-Fi connection. I have ...
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Capture network traffic from Playstation

I want to capture network traffic from my playstation. It is connected to my wireless network. For some reason Ethereal (now WireShark) isn't letting my use my wireless card to see traffic. Is it a ...
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How to transfer packets from ethernet card to another ethernet card

I have a desktop with two ethernet(etho,eth1) cards and OSSIM installed in it. I have a laptop with webmin installed, where i want to write rules for transferring packets from eth1 to eth0. Both the ...
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Are Segments, Packets and Frames the same size if we ignore headers?

I've looked for some explanation about the differences between Segments, Packets and Frames, and from what I read: Segment is the original data + Transport Layer header. Packet is a Segment + ...
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How do I send TCP packets with packETH?

I want to send packets to 127.0.0.1:11311 with packETH. However, there are some problems I cannot solve. Here's some screenshots: (click to zoom in) In IPv4 data ("Header length") Header ...