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Wireshark on CentOS does not start

I'm using CentOS 6.4 64bit. When I run wireshark i get the following error: No protocol specified (wireshark:3620): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display: :0.0 It has come to my attention ...
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Why doesn't Wireshark capture management frames in promiscuous mode?

I am working with Wireshark in promiscuous mode, which is normally used to allow Wireshark to capture all the frames in the connected network. The problem is that Wireshark in this mode doesn't ...
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Sniffing the Router for Packets

I have used WireShark software to sniff my Network Interface. What if i wanted to sniff the router that what other computers on the network are doing? Is there any way to do that? Computers are ...
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Filter packets sent via HTTP to a port other then 80?

I have a database communicating on port 7474 via HTTP (sigh), and I want to debug the queries sent to / from it. However, a filter such as http.request.method == "POST" Filters out every post ...
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Unable to capture wifi traffic with wireshark

Even a few days ago everything was fine, but now simply I can't capture and see tcp, http, etc. wifi traffic but only the traffic for the protocols 802.11 and LLC. I used different wifi spots ...
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Why am I getting arp requests from local machine?

I'm connecting wireless network (provided by apartment, so possibly quite a lot of machines connect to it) and I noticed that ARP requests from local machines send to my machine instead broadcast ...
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Wireshark traffice capture- one subnet to another subnet

My setup is a computer with wireshark connected to switch on LAN network. The subnet IP that the wireshark is on is .0.# . I would like to capture traffic between subnet IP of .0.# and .2.#. However ...
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Error in installing compiled wireshark 1.10.2 on Kali 1.0

I've downloaded source code of Wireshark 1.10.2 from it offical website and compile it by following commands: ./configure make make install It was compiled and installed successfully, but when I've ...
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How can I find the modulation schemes used for the packet transmission using wireshark?

I am using wireshark to find the modulation schemes and the type of packets captured for 802.11ac. How can I find the modulation schemes used for the packet transmission? Preferably using wireshark? ...
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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 ...