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Wireshark-users: Re: [Wireshark-users] Decoding AOL Email Packets

From: "John Dowse" <crusher27@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2007 12:49:50 -0400
i'll send you the packets shotrly.

From: Stephen Fisher <stephentfisher@xxxxxxxxx>
Reply-To: Community support list for Wireshark <wireshark-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: Community support list for Wireshark <wireshark-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Wireshark-users] Decoding AOL Email Packets
Date: Fri, 13 Apr 2007 14:14:56 -0700

On Fri, Apr 13, 2007 at 03:36:50PM -0400, John Dowse wrote:

> I have the captured packet and can decode them as smtp packets or AIM.
> I can see the routing information and the subject line, but the
> message body is not legible. How do i decode the actual message
> itself? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

My guess is that the message body is encoded with base64.  If the
message isn't private, you could post a small capture file including
just the message or send it to me privately and I can try to verify it
is base64 or something else and see if it can easily be

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