Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] About transport name resolution with the new services file
From: "Abhik Sarkar" <[email protected]>
Date: Sat, 18 Aug 2007 18:27:07 +0400
+1 for that idea :)

On 8/18/07, Richard van der Hoff <[email protected]> wrote:
> On Sat, 18 Aug 2007, Francois-Xavier Le Bail wrote:
>
> > Hi List,
> >
> > In version 0.99.6 we have, by example :
> > Source   Destination   Protocol Info
> > 10.0.0.2 62.210.65.158 TCP      3946 > http [ACK] ...
> >
> > In version 0.99.7-SVN-22549 we have :
> > Source   Destination   Protocol Info
> > 10.0.0.2 62.210.65.158 TCP      backupedge > http
> > [ACK] ...
> >
> > The resolution from the new services file from IANA is
> > not relevant in such cases with random source port.
> > Perhaps this new resolution scheme should be optional.
>
> Perhaps it should just be more intelligent, and if one port is < 1024 and
> the other isn't, just resolve the one less than 1024?
>
> On the other hand that doesn't solve the problem in the general case. I
> guess it would be nice to make a decision based on where the SYN comes
> from.
>
>
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