Questions tagged [pcap]

For questions about the packet capturing dump file (pcap format) used in a variety of applications like Wireshark, tcpdump and WinPcap. Use this tag when you have questions about a capture from an on topic network device or need help troubleshooting it.

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Difference between sniffer tools

I am unsure what the following networking tools do. They all seem to do a similar thing. First some background. I am familiar with cisco IOS. I am doing some linux networking experimentation with ...
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Can a router send ARP requests to hosts?

I play with libpcap in C recently to create an arp sniffer program that captures arp requests on the air. I came up with a strange effect. I captured arp requests from my router. I don't know if this ...
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Creating a Network Diagram with .pcap

I have a Wireshark .pcap Capture of around 500k packets and I would like to enumerate a Network Diagram with all the Routers, Switches, PCs etc. Is Wireshark capable of such procedure or is there any ...