Network protocol analyzer
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.
4 February 2002
Leaders and contributors
|Gerald Combs||Original author|
|See and the Authors file in the distribution for a complete list||Contributor|
Resources and communication
|Programmers||Mailing List Info/Archive||https://www.wireshark.org/lists/wireshark-dev/|
|End-Users||Mailing List Subscribe||https://www.wireshark.org/mailman/listinfo/wireshark-users|
|Programmers||VCS Repository Webview||https://gitlab.com/wireshark/wireshark|
|End-Users||Mailing List Info/Archive||https://www.wireshark.org/lists/wireshark-users/|
|Programmers||Mailing List Subscribe||https://www.wireshark.org/mailman/listinfo/wireshark-dev|
|Source requirement||GTK+ 1.2 or later|
|Weak prerequisite||Perl (to build documentation)|
|Weak prerequisite||PCRE (for the "matches" display filter)|
|Weak prerequisite||ADNS (for asynchronous name lookup)|
|Source requirement||libpcap (http://www.tcpdump.org/)|
|Weak prerequisite||NET-SNMP or CMU-SNMP libraries (to enable SNMP data decoding)|
|Weak prerequisite||Python (to generate code)|
|Weak prerequisite||zilb (to read gzip-compressed files on the fly)|
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