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Discovery network device types

asked 2018-05-01 11:28:33 +0000

IvanK gravatar image

Does the wireshark has solutions to discovery network device types? Like laptop, mobile, rotuer or other devices

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answered 2018-05-01 11:48:55 +0000

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Only passively by looking at the Ethernet AC addresses in traffic, and only if traffic from the devices passes the capture point.

Wireshark is a packet analyser, and as such, isn't the tool for this task.

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Maybe you could advice which protocols could solve discovery task? Like UPnP, or Bonjour services

IvanK gravatar imageIvanK ( 2018-05-01 12:01:45 +0000 )edit

There's a list of tools that might be some help on the wiki page here.

grahamb gravatar imagegrahamb ( 2018-05-01 12:30:55 +0000 )edit

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