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|Short description=Network protocol analyzer
 
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|Full description=Wireshark is a network protocol analyzer, or "packet sniffer", that lets you capture and interactively browse the contents of network frames. The goal of the project is to create a commercial-quality packet analyzer for Unix, and the most useful packet analyzer on any platform.
 
|Full description=Wireshark is a network protocol analyzer, or "packet sniffer", that lets you capture and interactively browse the contents of network frames. The goal of the project is to create a commercial-quality packet analyzer for Unix, and the most useful packet analyzer on any platform.
|Homepage URL=http://www.wireshark.org/
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|Related projects=libpcap,tcpdump,Tcpreplay
 
|Related projects=libpcap,tcpdump,Tcpreplay
 
|Keywords=network,packet,ethereal,protocol,packet sniffer,protocol analyzer
 
|Keywords=network,packet,ethereal,protocol,packet sniffer,protocol analyzer
|Version identifier=1.10.2
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|Version date=2013/09/10
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|Version status=stable
 
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|Version download=https://www.wireshark.org/download/src/wireshark-1.10.2.tar.bz2
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|Version comment=see also: [https://www.wireshark.org/download/src/wireshark-1.8.10.tar.bz2 1.8.10 version], an old branch still maintained
 
|Version comment=see also: [https://www.wireshark.org/download/src/wireshark-1.8.10.tar.bz2 1.8.10 version], an old branch still maintained
 
|Last review by=genium
 
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|Last review date=2013/09/11
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|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
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Revision as of 13:53, 9 November 2013

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Wireshark

https://www.wireshark.org/
Wireshark is a network protocol analyzer, or “packet sniffer”, that lets you capture and interactively browse the contents of network frames.

The goal of the project is to create the most useful packet analyzer on any platform.

Documentation

http://www.wireshark.org/docs/

"IRC irc://irc.freenode.net/wireshark " IRC Help channel
irc://irc.freenode.net/wireshark


Download

Download version 1.12.2 (stable)
released on 12 November 2014

VCS Checkout

Categories

Related Projects




Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey4 February 2002



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Gerald CombsMaintainer
See and the Authors file in the distribution for a complete listContributor


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Programmer VCS Repository Webview https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=tree
Help E-mail mailto:wireshark-announce@wireshark.com
Support E-mail mailto:wireshark-users@wireshark.com
Wiki Homepage http://wiki.wireshark.org/
Programmer E-mail mailto:wireshark-dev@wireshark.com


Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Weak prerequisite PCRE (for the "matches" display filter)
Source requirement GTK+ 1.2 or later
Weak prerequisite Python (to generate code)
Source requirement libpcap (http://www.tcpdump.org/)
Weak prerequisite zilb (to read gzip-compressed files on the fly)
Weak prerequisite Perl (to build documentation)
Weak prerequisite NET-SNMP or CMU-SNMP libraries (to enable SNMP data decoding)
Weak prerequisite ADNS (for asynchronous name lookup)

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 28 November 2014.



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