8.8. Compare two capture files

Compare two capture files.

This feature works best when you have merged two capture files chronologically, one from each side of a client/server connection.

The merged capture data is checked for missing packets. If a matching connection is found it is checked for:

Figure 8.8. The "Compare" window


You can configure the following:

The info column contains new numbering so the same packets are parallel.

The color filtering differentiate the two files from each other. A “zebra” effect is create if the Info column is sorted.


If you click on an item in the error list its corresponding packet will be selected in the main window.