Open-source network packet analyzer

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Find out what programs are heavily using the network

Currently, I have a process on my Windows 7 system which is saturating the incoming broadband internet connection (75Mbit/s) and almost completely saturating the 100Mbit network controller. I cannot ...
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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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SSTP VPN not encrypt packets?

I had installed SSTP VPN server (windows server 2012) and then tryied to check whether my traffic is encrypted or not. I had used wireshark and got strange result: packets to all servers, but my ...
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How to troubleshoot a VPN connection drop

I have a Windows 8 machine that won't connect to a work VPN (other machines configured the same* way work fine). The IT dept at work says the attempt never shows up in the logs. On my computer, it ...
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How to select all the “TCP segment of a reassembled PDU” frame in Wireshark?

Is there a filter in Wireshark to select all the "TCP segment of a reassembled PDU" packet?
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Is it possible to find which ip is going to a website? [closed]

We have someone that keeps trying to connect to our email host and after a few attempts of trying to log in (incorrectly) we are then blocked. We then have to call and unblock. Less then having ...
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WireShark: Only buffer the last 10 000 packets

I am using WireShark to keep an eye on the traffic on two 10G ports, in real time. The problem is that there is so much traffic coming through the two ports that WireShark crashes within a minute. Is ...
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Capture raw internet traffic

I am sure that this has been asked before, but I can't find exactly what I am looking for. I am looking for a free *standalone* program that allows one to record all traffic between a computer (my ...
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Wireshark doesn't capture 802.11 data packets

Lately I have been trying to analyze wifi traffic over my own test router. I looked on the wireshark website on how to do this and setup my own testing network. my network: dd-wrt router with WPA2 ...
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Wireshark - How do i filter the TCP[RST] packet?

I am looking for filter out the TCP[RST] packets on wireshark. I have tried tcp.analysis.flag but it didn't help.
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Decrypting WPA with wireshark

Hi I want to decrypt my WPA packets which i gathered by sniffing with airodump-ng. The problem is that even after I have the 4-way handshake packets (they are correct) i don't know how to extract 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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Wireshark does not capture Packets dropped by Firewall

I'd try to find out if a device in my office tries to send packets under different circumstances. In one case I could see hundreds of packets sent by the specified client. In the other case (the ...
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usbmon (wireshark, tshark) for regular user

I have libpcap set up with the newest cvs version. Regular users can run Wireshark and tshark. Specifically, they have been added to the wireshark group and can capture from 1. eth0 2. br0 3. nflog ...
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Can't capture any telnet packets

I'm running a Telnet server and client on my Windows 7 computer. Meanwhile, I'm running Wireshark to try to sniff the telnet login. I have been unable to get Telnet to send any packets that can be ...
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Only shown problematic packets in WireShark

I am using WireShark to analyse millions of packets. Is there a filter which will only show those packets which have errors? By "error", I mean an IP error (e.g. incorrect IP header checksum), an TCP ...
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FTP server via SOCKS5 Proxy can only be LISTed with firefox, no ftp clients

I try to retrieve a folder from a FTP server which I connect to through a SOCKS5 proxy (ssh -D). When configuring Firefox (v20, v22) to use the SOCKS5 proxy I can without problems explore the ftp ...
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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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Wireshark on WPA2-PSK [AES] not decrypting

I am trying to capture all packets on my network from all devices connected to an SSID . I started up airmon-ng Started Monitoring on mon0 Changed Preferences in wireshark to 'enable decrytion' ...
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Why is ARP in Mac going crazy? How to disable it?

This is the first time I am observing the ARP request from my Mac is going crazy. It keeps sending the ARP request for last an hour. The requests are like following (using wireshark) 484975 ...
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LAN assembly 2 packets into 1 packets?

I have two computers A and B, there is a TCP connection between them. I use TCPdump to capture the packets. I notice that when A sends a lot of TCP packets to B, each IP packets are 1514 bytes. In ...
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How can I monitor traffic on my home network?

I have admin access to my D-Link DSL G604T router which controls one switch (and 2 computers) and three other computers. I want to monitor traffic on this router to find out who is downloading what / ...
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FTP disconnects after entering passive mode b/c packets are lost

For some reason, no matter how many times I try, after a client sends the PASV command (which is correctly received by the server), the server's reply (227 Entering Passive Mode) doesn't get back to ...
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Is it possible to track browsing history inside a wireless network

I'm using Internet, shared through wireless network. Now, is there any possibility to track me (i.e. my browsing history) from another computer of same network using "Wireshark" or other tracking ...
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How do I find the server program that a malware bot is trying to contact using wireshark?

I'm looking at a packet capture of some traffic of a malware infected computer, where do I begin to look in trying to find the server program that the malware bot is trying to contact?
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Hexadecimal Values Are Seemingly Backwards When Analyzing Packets Using Wireshark

Using Wireshark I am trying to debug an error that I am experiencing with one of my applications. I am having difficulty understanding how the packet contents are being formatted and displayed in ...
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Capture TCP communication on a specific port using wireshark

Hi i have build a simple TCP server which listens on port 9999 and has an IP address 202.168.66.1 i have a TCP client which has the same ip address and connects to the server on the said port. Now ...
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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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What happens when Capturing USB Packets using Wireshark

I am trying to capture the packets sent by a Mouse to a host PC using Wireshark. Operating System - Ubuntu 12.04 Wireshark - 1.8.2 Problem 1.) Before I plug in the USB Mouse, when I start the ...
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Browser communication to a webserver and the OSI model

If I use google chrome (on a windows 7 machine) to access https://www.google.com, can someone tell me where the involved pieces fit into the OSI model? I would also like to know If I use ...
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How can I capture packets belonging to a certain process

I need to capture packets belonging to a program or process. I know Winshark, but it just displays network traffic in a mess (in my view). If one wants to get the packets of a given process, you must ...
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dig OK but dig @192.168.1.1 NOT

why dig works OK, but dig my NetGear router directly doesn't (while first goes to it too, because it is my DNS, NetGear itself has 8.8.8.8 set as prim dns). My NetGear has IP 192.168.1.1 on LAN. Here ...
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Scapy: TCP Retransmission error

I've been using Scapy to send SCCP or Skinny packets to my Cisco Desk Phone. However I keep getting these TCP Retransmission errors, and I believe this is causing the Cisco Phone to not respond. I ...
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Why Wireshark is not showing high layer packets like ICMP/IP/UDP? (Only broadcast packets are shown)

I am using Wireshark for 802.11g sniffing. The AP is not using any encryption. These are my observations: The vast majority packets are beacons and the probe requests. If I filter out beacons using ...
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vlc part of desktop streaming to <host>:<port>

With VLC, I wish to stream a portion of the desktop and send it to another host on my local area network. The capture seems to work, I see a correct portion of the desktop into the VLC server, but ...
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How to identify which network interface is my application using [duplicate]

I hoped to capture network traffic -using Wireshark- via a port on which my application is running. However when I fired up Wireshark, it listed 4 network interfaces not just 1 as I expected. So I ...
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wireshark: how to capture traffic between guest and host OS?

I'm trying to set up a lab to demonstrate ipv6 attack and detection mechanism on my Macbook. This is my set up with virtualbox: Host OS: OS X 10.8.2 IPv6 automatically, wireless connection Geust OS: ...
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wireshark makes network working

Have a number of boards with ethernet on it. Some boards have hardware bug. When pinging such boards, not always got answers. But when running wireshark capture mode, have stable network exchange ...
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Tshark and proper filter

Using Tshark, I would like to apply filter on a wireless sniffer capture such that (both a & b are satisfied) a) 802.11 beacons are present b) Packets belonging to a certain wireless MAC address ...
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Capturing Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) traffic using Fiddler

Does anyone have any idea how to capture HTTP traffic that goes through my ICS connection? Full details: I have a PC connected to internet via Ethernet. PC has set up a Wifi Hotspot using Internet ...
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Record multicast stream on multi-homed Linux host

I have what sounds like the simplest possible use case, and yet nothing is satisfactory. I have a multi-homed host and I would like to listen to multicasts on eth1, and shove all the payload (NOT ...
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Wireshark - Help seeing all network traffic

I have a Ralink RT3290 802.11bgn Wi-Fi Adapter and am running Windows 8. Sadly although my new computer helps in the design and testing of my touch based applications, my Network Engineering abilities ...
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Sniffing network traffic these days

I've been always worrying about using HTTPS in all sites and using secure connections in Messenger, Email, etc, because I don't want people being able to read my private info or hacking my sessions on ...
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Follow a .pcap file in wireshark like tail -f

I have a .pcap file on my android device, that I can access from my PC with wireshark via smb and wondering if it possible to get a 'Live view' of that file in wireshark. Is there any solution?
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tcp port numbers reused on wireshark

I used raw socket to build a tcp client program on machine A to reproduce tcp 3-way handshake with a simple regular tcp server on machine B I captured packets on the client host and server host, and ...
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display and save only packet captured by filter

how can I let wireshark display only packets that are captured by a filter I don't want to have all packets, this takes a large memory space ?
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Analyzing home network traffic using wireshark

I am using wireshark to analyize my home netowrk traffic since it has become painfully slow (Slow download speeds) recently (restarting modem and MediaLink router didn't help, also upgraded the ...
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RS232 / Ethernet Port Servers - Protocols Involved?

Firstly, I'm not responsible for the equipment, so don't panic that I'm asking such basic questions :) At work we have multiple RS232 / Ethernet port servers (Say the 16 port version of this ...
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Traffic of virtual machine capture in ubuntu 12

I have ubuntu 12 running on my PC . On this Ubuntu, I have another linux distribution running on a virtual machine (virtual box). When I launch a ping from ubuntu to the virtual machine, the ping ...
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why does Wireshark on Mac OS X runs on X11?

I know little bit about X11 and i have used it for remotely interacting with my applications on my Linux machine. But I don't understand why running Wireshark locally will start an X11 process?