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Resolve names for transmit and receive address

asked 2019-10-08 08:14:15 +0000

HeyEddie gravatar image

Is it even possible to do name resolution for transmit and receive addresses?

I know I can do this for the source and destination, but 802.11 as FOUR address fields instead of two.

Would be cool if this were possible


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answered 2023-11-21 12:13:02 +0000

I would appreciate this feature being added also. When looking at 802.11 frames the Source Address can be different to the Transmit Address. If you're trying to troubleshoot an AP-to-Client connection you need to look at the Transmit Address (or the Receive Address for the reverse direction). You cannot rely on the Source Address because it may not be the actual transmitter of the frame. Therefore it would be great to have the ethers file MAC resolution also work on the Transmit and Receive address fields. Thank you.

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I've just noticed that Tx/Rx Addr are resolved in the Packet Details section, but they are not in the Packet List. So more specifically, this request is for the resolved ethers name to be shown in the Packet List view. I noticed this using 4.0.10.

AndrewMcHale gravatar imageAndrewMcHale ( 2023-11-21 15:27:44 +0000 )edit

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