[Winpcap-users] Why Winpcap is not wokring with Cisco Switch?
gianluca.varenni at cacetech.com
Tue Jan 29 19:28:29 GMT 2008
Wireshark/ethereal uses winpcap to capture packets, so it doesn't seem a
problem strictly related to winpcap. Can you please send me a small capture
file done with wireshark ethereal showing the packets in both the
Have a nice day
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jais.T.Mathew" <jais.t.mathew at gmail.com>
To: <winpcap-users at winpcap.org>
Sent: Thursday, January 24, 2008 9:50 PM
Subject: Re: [Winpcap-users] Why Winpcap is not wokring with Cisco Switch?
>i am getting only the packets from one direction. in the switch i can
> do port SPANing only on one port. win pcap only gives the packet
> coming in to the port, that means from the pc network card to switch
> port. but ethreal is getting both direction.
> Please give me some input if i can do something with winpcap API layer .
> Thanks & regards
> On 1/22/08, Gianluca Varenni <gianluca.varenni at cacetech.com> wrote:
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Jais.T.Mathew" <jais.t.mathew at gmail.com>
>> To: <winpcap-users at winpcap.org>
>> Sent: Thursday, January 17, 2008 9:45 PM
>> Subject: [Winpcap-users] Why Winpcap is not wokring with Cisco Switch?
>> > Hi,
>> > I developed an application that using Winpcap 4.0.1 to capture the
>> > packet which coming from a mirrored port or a network HUB. My
>> > application is using pcap APIs.
>> > The application is working fine with network Hub... but is not working
>> > with switch. I Tested in WinXP sp2 and W2k Pro . The Networking cards
>> > are from RealTalk and Intel.
>> What do you mean by "it doesn't work"? You do not receive any packet?
>> It's possible that the mirrorer packets are tunneled into something like
>> or UDP.
>> Have a nice day
>> > I found the ethereal is working fine in the same machine .also I found
>> > the packetyzer (another sniffer app which uses winpcap) is not
>> > working.
>> > Can anyone give some input on this problem? Should I do anything in
>> > the network driver configuration?
>> > Thanks
>> > Jais.
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