Wireshark-users: Re: [Wireshark-users] Capture Filter not work for hub, seems like a bug?
From: Tao Zhou <[email protected]>
Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2009 23:40:30 +0800
"pppoes && port 80" just works, Thanks!

On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 3:04 AM, Sake Blok <[email protected]> wrote:
On Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 09:42:08AM -0700, Gerald Combs wrote:
> Tao Zhou wrote:
> >
> > But today I found that the laptop NIC card has not obtained a valid IP
> > address, as it uses DHCP; while STB got an public network IP address
> > through PPPoE.
> Are you trying to apply a capture filter to PPPoE traffic? If so, you
> might want to try something like "pppoes && port 80". According to the
> tcpdump man page you need to use it in order for your filter to use the
> proper offsets.

And if that does not work, you might want to post a binary capture of
the http traffic (when no capture filter is used) so that we can have a
look why the filter "port 80" might not have worked...

> > So I guess maybe the root cause is that without an IP address for
> > laptop, the 'Capture Filter' will make it could not capture any packets;
> > while leaving it empty will get all packets in the hub successfully.

Nope, you don't need (and ofter even do not want) an IP address on the
capture interface.

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