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Unique id of a packet?

asked 2019-11-12 18:55:13 +0000

ismaeel_ali gravatar image

been given the task of analysing a packet, and our last question is to find out what the unique id of the posted data is in this packet. Where would i find a unique id?

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answered 2019-11-13 18:24:55 +0000

bluewolf1984 gravatar image

Ip identification field in the ip header can be used to uniquely identify the packet. This number is not globally unique however you can use this to track a packet in different packet captures file.

For example if you want to verify if one packet left from one pc and reached another. Take pcap on both pc and filter with the of the specific packet that you are looking for on both pcaps

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thanks but i typed that in as an answer and it isn't correct? The exact question is "What is the unique ID that was assigned to the submitted data?"... i am confused

ismaeel_ali gravatar imageismaeel_ali ( 2019-11-14 10:44:21 +0000 )edit

It sounds like they are looking for analysis of the payload data which should contain a unique id. Perhaps you should clarify the question with your professor.

yash.rohilla gravatar imageyash.rohilla ( 2019-11-26 15:34:22 +0000 )edit

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