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Can Wireshark dissect DCI messages in LTE?

asked 2019-06-21 06:14:49 +0000

alig gravatar image

In LTE, the eNB broadcasts DCI messages on the PDCCH to all UEs. Basically these DCI messages spell out "the rules" for communicating.

There are many DCI message types. Here is a good link that denotes all the types (formats):

Does wireshark have a dissector for breaking DCI messages down?

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answered 2019-06-21 11:00:47 +0000

Pascal Quantin gravatar image


No Wireshark does not embed by default a DCI decoder.

Best regards, Pascal.

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Is there a third party dissector that someone knows of that may be able to assist me? Thanks

alig gravatar imagealig ( 2019-06-21 11:32:01 +0000 )edit

Not that I'm aware of. Anyway you would need to define a transport format to send it to Wireshark. If you have the raw payload and use simple DCI formats, this tool could be handy.

Pascal Quantin gravatar imagePascal Quantin ( 2019-06-21 16:27:54 +0000 )edit

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