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    Wireshark 1.99.1 is now available

    This is an experimental release intended to test new features for Wireshark 2.0.
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    What is Wireshark?

    Wireshark is the world's most popular network protocol analyzer. It is used for troubleshooting, analysis, development and education.

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    What's New

    New and Updated Features

    The following features are new (or have been significantly updated) since version 1.99.0:

    * Qt port:
    + You can now show and hide toolbars and major widgets using the View menu.
    + You can now set the time display format and precision.
    + The byte view widget is much faster, particularly when selecting large reassembled packets.
    + The byte view is explorable. Hovering over it highlights the corresponding field and shows a description in the status bar.
    + An Italian translation has been added. + The Summary dialog has been updated and renamed to Capture File Properties.
    + The VoIP Calls and SIP Flows dialogs have been added.

    The following features are new (or have been significantly updated) since version 1.12.0:

    * The I/O Graph in the Gtk+ UI now supports an unlimited number of data points (up from 100k).
    * TShark now resets its state when changing files in ring-buffer mode.
    * Expert Info severities can now be configured.
    * Wireshark now supports external capture interfaces. External capture interfaces can be anything from a tcpdump-over-ssh pipe to a program that captures from proprietary or non-standard hardware. This functionality is not available in the Qt UI yet.

    * Qt port:
    + The Qt UI is now the default (program name is wireshark).
    + A Polish translation has been added.
    + The Interfaces dialog has been added.
    + The interface list is now updated when interfaces appear or disappear.
    + The Conversations and Endpoints dialogs have been added.
    + A Japanese translation has been added.
    + It is now possible to manage remote capture interfaces.
    + Windows: taskbar progress support has been added.
    + Most toolbar actions are in place and work.
    + More command line options are now supported

    New Protocol Support

    (LISP) TCP Control Message, AllJoyn Reliable Datagram Protocol, Android ADB, Android Logcat text, ceph, corosync/totemnet, corosync/totemsrp, Couchbase, CP "Cooper" 2179, Dynamic Source Routing (RFC 4728), Elasticsearch, Generic Network Virtualization Encapsulation (Geneve), GVSP, HiQnet, IPMI Trace, iSER, KNXnetIP, MCPE (Minecraft Pocket Edition), OptoMMP, RakNet games library, Riemann, S7 Communication, Shared Memory Communications - RDMA, and Stateless Transport Tunneling Updated Protocol Support Too many protocols have been updated to list here.

    New and Updated Capture File Support

    Android Logcat text files, Colasoft Capsa files, and Wireshark now supports nanosecond timestamp resolution in PCAP-NG files.

    Major API Changes

    The libwireshark API has undergone some major changes:
    * Many of the ep_ and se_ memory allocation routines have been removed.
    * The (long-since-broken) Python bindings support has been removed. If you want to write dissectors in something other than C, use Lua.

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    Getting Wireshark
    Wireshark source code and installation packages are available from [1]https://www.wireshark.org/download.html.

    Vendor-supplied Packages
    Most Linux and Unix vendors supply their own Wireshark packages.
    You can usually install or upgrade Wireshark using the package management system specific to that platform.
    A list of third-party packages can be found on the [2]download page on the Wireshark web site.

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    File Locations
    Wireshark and TShark look in several different locations for preference files, plugins, SNMP MIBS, and RADIUS dictionaries.
    These locations vary from platform to platform. You can use About->Folders to find the default locations on your system.

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    Known Problems

    Dumpcap might not quit if Wireshark or TShark crashes. ([3]Bug 1419)
    The BER dissector might infinitely loop. ([4]Bug 1516) Capture filters aren't applied when capturing from named pipes. ([5]Bug 1814)
    Filtering tshark captures with read filters (-R) no longer works. ([6]Bug 2234) The 64-bit Windows installer does not support Kerberos decryption. ([7]Win64 development page)
    Resolving ([8]Bug 9044) reopens ([9]Bug 3528) so that Wireshark no longer automatically decodes gzip data when following a TCP stream.
    Application crash when changing real-time option. ([10]Bug 4035)
    Hex pane display issue after startup. ([11]Bug 4056) Packet list rows are oversized. ([12]Bug 4357)
    Wireshark and TShark will display incorrect delta times in some cases. ([13]Bug 4985)
    The 64-bit version of Wireshark will leak memory on Windows when the display depth is set to 16 bits ([14]Bug 9914)

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    Getting Help
    Community support is available on [15]Wireshark's Q&A site and on the wireshark-users mailing list.
    Subscription information and archives for all of Wireshark's mailing lists can be found on [16]the web site.
    Official Wireshark training and certification are available from [17]Wireshark University.
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    Frequently Asked Questions
    A complete FAQ is available on the [18]Wireshark web site.
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    Last updated 2014-12-10 17:36:57 UTCReferences
    1. https://www.wireshark.org/download.html
    2. https://www.wireshark.org/download.html#thirdparty
    3. https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/...ug.cgi?id=1419
    4. https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=1516
    5. https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/...ug.cgi?id=1814
    6. https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/...ug.cgi?id=2234
    7. http://wiki.wireshark.org/Development/Win64
    8. https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/...ug.cgi?id=9044
    9. https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/...ug.cgi?id=3528
    10. https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/...ug.cgi?id=4035
    11. https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/...ug.cgi?id=4056
    12. https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/...ug.cgi?id=4357
    13. https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/...ug.cgi?id=4985
    14. https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/...ug.cgi?id=9914
    15. http://ask.wireshark.org/
    16. https://www.wireshark.org/lists/
    17. http://www.wiresharktraining.com/
    18. https://www.wireshark.org/faq.html

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    Last edited by admin; 12-30-2014 at 06:26 AM.
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    Wireshark 1.12.3 and 1.10.12 have been released. Installers for Windows, Mac OS X 10.6 and above, and source code are now available.
    In 1.12.3

    Several vulnerabilities have been fixed. See the release notes for details.
    Many other bugs have been fixed.
    For a complete list of changes, please refer to the 1.12.3 release notes.
    In 1.10.12

    Several vulnerabilities have been fixed. See the release notes for details.
    For a complete list of changes, please refer to the 1.10.12 release notes.
    Official releases are available right now from the download page.
    No pain, no gain.

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