[Winpcap-users] Large number of duplicate messages
jack at pebbleridge.com
Thu Jul 23 16:28:30 PDT 2009
No, not all are duplicated.
It seems to depend on whether or not the destination IP address is the
I will do some more investigation. Thanks for your help.
At 03:54 PM 7/23/2009, Gianluca Varenni wrote:
>I don't have a Windows 2008 x64 guest off hand to test, unfortunately. Do
>all the packets get duplicated?
>Have a nice day
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Jack Jackson" <jack at pebbleridge.com>
>To: <winpcap-users at winpcap.org>
>Sent: Thursday, July 23, 2009 3:37 PM
>Subject: Re: [Winpcap-users] Large number of duplicate messages
> > Just Windows Firewall, but the behavior is the same if it is turned off.
> > Jack
> > At 03:27 PM 7/23/2009, Gianluca Varenni wrote:
> >>I would say it's some sort of artifact of the VMWre networking stack.
> >>Do you have any personall firewall install on the host and/or the host?
> >>Have a nice day
> >>----- Original Message -----
> >>From: "Jack Jackson" <jack at pebbleridge.com>
> >>To: <winpcap-users at winpcap.org>
> >>Sent: Thursday, July 23, 2009 2:20 PM
> >>Subject: [Winpcap-users] Large number of duplicate messages
> >> >I just installed WinPcap 4.1 beta 5 on a Win 2008 Server 64-bit virtual
> >> > machine (running on VMWare Server 2).
> >> >
> >> > Wireshark (1.2.1) shows a large number of duplicate copies of many (but
> >> > not
> >> > all) messages. For example, if I ping the virtual machine from another
> >> > machine, I see about 126 ping requests and replies for each ping
> >> > request
> >> > sent. ARP messages do not appear to be duplicated, but most others are
> >> > (all TCP as far as I can tell, but few if any UDP). Dumpcap shows the
> >> > same
> >> > number of messages as Wireshark.
> >> >
> >> > If I install WinPcap 4.1 beta 5 on the host Win 2008 64-bit machine and
> >> > do
> >> > the same ping as above, I see much fewer duplicates, 2-3.
> >> >
> >> > Any idea what is happening? Is this some artifact of the VMWare
> >> > network
> >> > drivers?
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