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|Name=Wireshark
 
|Name=Wireshark
 
|Short description=Network protocol analyzer
 
|Short description=Network protocol analyzer
|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.
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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.'''
|Homepage URL=http://www.wireshark.org/
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|User level=none
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The goal of the project is to create the most useful packet analyzer on any platform.
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|Homepage URL=https://www.wireshark.org/
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|User level=advanced
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|VCS checkout command=git clone https://code.wireshark.org/review/wireshark
 
|Computer languages=C
 
|Computer languages=C
|Documentation note=User guide and Developer guide in various formats at http://www.wireshark.org/docs/
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|Documentation note=[http://www.wireshark.org/docs/ Documentation]
|Related projects=libpcap,tcpdump,Tcpreplay
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|IRC help=irc://chat.freenode.net/wireshark
|Keywords=network,packet,ethereal,protocol,packet sniffer,protocol analyzer
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|Related projects=libpcap, tcpdump, Tcpreplay
|Version identifier=1.10.2
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|Keywords=network, packet, ethereal, protocol, packet, protocol analyzer, sniff, sniffer
|Version date=2013/09/10
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|Version identifier=1.12.4
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|Version date=2014/11/12
 
|Version status=stable
 
|Version status=stable
|Version download=https://www.wireshark.org/download/src/wireshark-1.10.2.tar.bz2
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|Version download=https://www.wireshark.org/download.html
|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
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|Last review by=Calinou
|Last review by=genium
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|Last review date=2015/04/17
|Last review date=2013/09/11
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|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
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{{Resource
 
{{Resource
|Resource audience=Developer
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|Resource audience=Programmer
 
|Resource kind=E-mail
 
|Resource kind=E-mail
 
|Resource URL=mailto:wireshark-dev@wireshark.com
 
|Resource URL=mailto:wireshark-dev@wireshark.com
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|Resource kind=E-mail
 
|Resource kind=E-mail
 
|Resource URL=mailto:wireshark-users@wireshark.com
 
|Resource URL=mailto:wireshark-users@wireshark.com
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Wiki
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|Resource kind=Homepage
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|Resource URL=http://wiki.wireshark.org/
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Programmer
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|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
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|Resource URL=https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=tree
 
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{{Software category
 
{{Software category
 
|Interface=command-line, x-window-system
 
|Interface=command-line, x-window-system
 
|Internet-application=tool
 
|Internet-application=tool
|Use=internet-application
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|Programming-language=C
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|Runs-on=Windows, BSD, OS X
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|Use=internet-application, software-development, system-administration
 
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{{Software prerequisite
 
{{Software prerequisite
 
|Prerequisite kind=Weak prerequisite
 
|Prerequisite kind=Weak prerequisite
|Prerequisite description=Perl (to build documentation
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|Prerequisite description=Perl (to build documentation)
 
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Latest revision as of 13:17, 17 April 2015

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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

Documentation

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

Related Projects




Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey4 February 2002



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Gerald Combs Maintainer
See and the Authors file in the distribution for a complete list Contributor


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Wiki Homepage http://wiki.wireshark.org/
Programmer E-mail mailto:wireshark-dev@wireshark.com
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


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 17 April 2015.



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