Wireshark

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Wireshark

https://www.wireshark.org/
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.

Documentation

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

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey4 February 2002



Leaders and contributors

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


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
BugsBug Trackinghttps://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/
HelpE-mailmailto:wireshark-announce@wireshark.com
ProgrammerE-mailmailto:wireshark-dev@wireshark.com
SupportE-mailmailto:wireshark-users@wireshark.com
WikiHomepagehttp://wiki.wireshark.org/
ProgrammerVCS Repository Webviewhttps://code.wireshark.org/review/gitweb?p=wireshark.git;a=tree


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Weak prerequisitePCRE (for the "matches" display filter)
Weak prerequisitePython (to generate code)
Source requirementGTK+ 1.2 or later
Weak prerequisitePerl (to build documentation)
Source requirementlibpcap (http://www.tcpdump.org/)
Weak prerequisitezilb (to read gzip-compressed files on the fly)
Weak prerequisiteNET-SNMP or CMU-SNMP libraries (to enable SNMP data decoding)
Weak prerequisiteADNS (for asynchronous name lookup)

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 23 November 2015.



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