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.
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released on 18 November 2015
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|License:GPLv2orlater||Janet Casey||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
|Programmer||VCS Repository Webview||https://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=tree|
|Weak prerequisite||PCRE (for the "matches" display filter)|
|Weak prerequisite||Python (to generate code)|
|Source requirement||GTK+ 1.2 or later|
|Weak prerequisite||Perl (to build documentation)|
|Source requirement||libpcap (http://www.tcpdump.org/)|
|Weak prerequisite||zilb (to read gzip-compressed files on the fly)|
|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 February 2018.
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