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What's all this deploy.akamaitechnologies.com traffic?

I happened to do a tcpdump while leaving my Mac idle, and when I came back after a mere half-hour there were something like 5000 packets involving deploy.akamaitechnologies.com, in which my computer ...
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Why does lldpctl show no neighbors on standalone Ubuntu system?

I have installed sudo apt-get install lldp in two different ubuntu system and in both system I have set (/etc/default/lldp) DAEMON_ARGS="-x -c -s -e -l" I have check in wireshark also transmitted ...
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LAN over RF link leads to intermittent errors

We have an odd error occurring with our network, the setup is: IP Camera -> Radio LAN repeater -> Local switch -> PC The IP camera is streaming video over RTSP / UDP and we can control it ...
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Why do I see “The NPF driver isn't running. You may have trouble capturing or listing interfaces.” when starting Wireshark?

When I start up Wireshark, why do I see this message? "The NPF driver isn't running. You may have trouble capturing or listing interfaces."
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Filter all packages that not use a specific port

I use wireshark to watch a captured pcap file. I see a lot of communication on a specific port, that I am not interessted in, so i want to filter it to see only the rest of the communication. I used ...
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How to split pcap files maintaining tcp sessions

I have a pcap file which contains tcp traces. I was wondering if there's a way to split these traces in order to maintain tcp flows, but also filtering the traffic on a src ip basis. For example, if ...
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Why am I not seeing ARP requests from my own machine in wireshark?

I am using Windows 7. I open up Wireshark and start a live capture with the filter: ip.src == THIS.IS.MY.IP I then go to a command line and do an arp -d * and ping a bunch of stuff. I see my ICMP ...
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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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Windows7 LIVE CD with winpcap

Is it possible to create a LiveCD of windows 7 with winpcap installed for wireshark. I already tried with winbuilder 0.82 but there is no working script for winpcap and since it is not a portable app ...
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Can my history be tracked if I'm connected to my cellular data instead of wifi

If my phone is using its cellular data instead of being connected to wifi, can wireshark still see what I'm doing?
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How to get the exact order of pieces downloaded by bittorrent client?

To know more about torrent download, I used wireshark to capture the packets transferred during the download. I was able to find that a file is split into multiple pieces that comes from different ...
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Bittorrent protocol not used by uTorrent client

I created a virtual environment for torrent download which included 4 virtual machines. Of the four, three machines acts as peers and the other acts as a tracker. Using uTorrent I created a torrent ...
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Installing WinPcap on Windows 8

I know there has been lots of discussion already on installing WinPcap on Windows 8. I'm running the RTM version. I was able to install WinPcap without a hitch by using the Windows 7 compatibility ...
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Wifi sniffing only outgoing packets

When I am setting my wifi card in monitor mode and disconnecting it from wifi I am able to sniff every packet coming in and out from my tablet (http requests and responses) but when I connect to ...
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How do I get Wireshark to filter for a specific web host?

I'm using Wireshark on OSX, but I can't make any sense out of the filtering system. I have this filter set up: But when I hit that server, I don't see anything show up in the capture log. If I ...
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Make CISCO RVS4000 into hub mode

I am trying to do packet analysis with a RVS4000 Cisco device that has four computers connected. The device is not broadcasting packets to the other devices connected to the device. For my lab, I ...
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Windows 8 DNS lookup fails but wireshark shows that the query completes

I'm having a very weird problem. My dad recently purchased a new wireless router. We have at least 8 devices connected wirelessly, and all of them continued working just as they had before, except ...
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Wireshark capture a website packets

In my browser I connect to www.superuser.com In wireshark filter I want to access to those packet which I receive from this web site. what is that filter? Note : I do not want to use ip address.
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Wireshark does not show wlan traffic of iOs/Android devices (but shows traffic of my others devices)

i am trying to sniff the Wifi traffic of my home network. for that, i run Backtrack LiveCD on a laptop with a DLINK AirPlus DWL g650 wifi adapter. i set my WPA key in wireshark, and running wlan ...
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How to block the Whatsapp Android application in a network

I need to block the users from accessing Whatsapp Android application who have logged in to my network. I tried to take Wireshark logs and tried to find the server's IP Address and port number, but I ...
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Force homebrew to completely reinstall wireshark

I've messed up trying to install wireshark on OSX. Here's what I did. I downloaded and installed wireshark from their website. It didn't work due to missing X11. I started to troubleshoot this, but ...
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tcp retransmission on lan, wifi is fine

I have a Dell XPS 17 laptop (about 5 years old) running Windows 7 and a Synology RS412 NAS. I also have various other networked devices (servers, routers, laptops, pcs). Some are in my domain, some ...
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packet sniffing 3ds

I am trying to packet sniff my 3DS just to see what information is available. With Wireshark I noticed that I can only capture traffic which communicates with my computer directly, and not any device ...
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Check if I'm supervised [closed]

Is there any software that I can use to check If my computer is supervised? I want to know if anyone is sniffing my traffic out of my computer with wireshark or another software. Is this possible?
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How to detect TOR usage with Wireshark?

I use TOR inside a Virtual Machine. I run Wireshark on my Host. I want to detect TOR usage (for learning/studying) with Wireshark but don't know how. I've tried this: ...
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How to change mode of an airmon-ng created interface(mon0) from managed to monitor?

I am connecting to a home router using wifi. The detais of my wireless cards are as follows: #lspci 01:00.0 Network controller: Qualcomm Atheros AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter (rev 01) #lspci -vv ...
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Wireshark and Playstation 3

I'm looking to capture all network traffic when playing my ps3 and find the external IP addresses of other players in my servers or game. I'm wondering if this is possible? If so how?
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Capture TCP communication on a specific port using wireshark

I have build a simple TCP server which listens on port 9999, and it has 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 show only 127.0.0.1 traffic using Wireshark?

Every time I try to filter to just show a specific IP address, I get an error indicating that it is "not an interface or a field." I have no idea what that means. Furthermore, I don’t really see any ...
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How to write a filter in Wireshark/Ethereal that displays only packets with a specific string?

Wireshark supports filters like this: ip.addr == 192.168.0.1 What is the syntax to check the packet content? (C# equivalent of what I want) content.Contains("whateverYouWant")
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Wireshark dont work after install VirtualBox

I have the following problem whit Wireshark. I function normally until I installed Oracle VM VirtualBox, after installation of said program to me at the start Wireshark occur following problem: "No ...
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Decrypting SSL traffic in Wireshark. Only headers get decrypted

I'm trying to decrypt SSL traffic in Wireshark, and it partially works because I'm able to view the decrypted headers. The problem is that I don't see any of the packet contents, only their headers. ...
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Ethernet Data Traffic hidden from Wireshark capture

I have a puzzle I am not able to figure out, I would appreciate any help. I am connected to a remote desktop using windows default remote desktop utility (Windows 8 locally, Windows 7 remotely). The ...
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Eliminating extraneous network traffic

If I wanted to get the best performance (high data rate, low latency) out of an isolated gigabit ethernet LAN (N.B. NOT connected to the internet) I would assume this would occur when there was no ...
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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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Capturing 802.11n HT control on wireshark

1) Using wireshark 1.12.2 with kernel 3.8.0-44-generic I cannot see any HTC+ fields in my packets. Is this a dissector issue in wireshark or related to my wireless nic. I have tried on both an alfa ...
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Mergecap multithread

I need to merge a lot of pcap files into one. I ran the command "mergecap *.pcap -w outputFile" , and it actually merges the files, but it's really slow. I was wondering if there's a way to launch a ...
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Capture network traffic between VM's Virtualbox using Wireshark

I'm trying to capture all network traffic between VMs (and in the VMs to themselves) running on a single host using Virtualbox for the VMs and Wireshark for the capturing. VMs are Ubuntu 14.04 and the ...
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Which HTTP Authentication used?

I need a way to find out which HTTP Auth mechanism is used for a particular website/web-server, which is responding to my HTTP request. I am open to use any browser, or any other tool (like ...
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How to properly use stunnel?

I'm trying to setup Wireshark ssl debugging, and to do this, I'm trying to follow instructions in this article. I'm currently at stunnel part, and I'm trying to execute sudo stunnel -p ps.pem -d ...
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UPnP Discover can't captured by Wireshark

According to the UPnP standard, the UPnP discover packet should send to 239.255.255.250:1900. However, when my program send to 239.255.255.250:1900, the wireshark can't captured the packet. When my ...
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Route network traffic back to the same wire

I would like to monitor outgoing traffic from my wi-fi connected phone using Wireshark on my Windows desktop. I changed default gateway on the phone to the IP of the desktop and Wireshark can now see ...
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Monitoring physical network traffic with a VM

How can I monitor the physical network's traffic through a virtual machine (VMWare or Virtual Box)? I'm running Wireshark in a Linux VM and I would like to monitor all the network traffic. However ...
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How can I get the actual TCP sequence number in Wireshark?

In Wireshark, TCP sequence numbers are displayed as relative sequence numbers by default. How can I get the actual TCP sequence number?
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Can Wireless Sniffers capture and read your data with and without being connected to the WLAN?

Can some neighbor with his laptop capture the wireless traffic packets which I send and receive from my router, if he is not connected to my WLAN? Can someone connected to my WLAN and without access ...
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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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http.host filter for tshark capturing

I would like to capture traffic to a specific domain name. I tried the following wireshark filter http.host == 'example.com' It works, but after a few hours the temp data gets very large, so I ...
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Can network sniffing in promisc mode on a network bridge produce “false” TCP retransmissions?

I have a Wireshark log from a computer that was running Ubuntu and tshark. The computer has two NICs and I've connected them to a bridge (using /etc/network/interfaces) and gave that bridge a static ...
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Is there a file format equivalent of Wireshark?

I love how Wireshark breaks down every packet by protocol section, explaining what every single bit and byte is for. What I would also love is a program that does the same thing for regular files: ...
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Kerberos failure emergency: need to filter a Wireshark capture to show only Kerberos and SPNEGO traffic

I am attempting to troubleshoot a serious Kerberos authentication problem on our SBS 2003 domain (none of our Windows 7 or XP workstations can authenticate). We have logged failed Kerberos ...