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How do I show the PDML "geninfo" information in the packet details?

asked 2018-12-27 19:18:05 +0000

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updated 2018-12-28 05:14:43 +0000

Guy Harris gravatar image

How to present in Wireshark "general information": <proto name="geninfo" pos="0" showname="General information" <="" p="">

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What do you mean by "present"? The "geninfo" "protocol" is there because the PDML specification requires it; it's just some selected items of what's in the "frame" protocol.

Guy Harris gravatar imageGuy Harris ( 2018-12-27 20:44:22 +0000 )edit

I mean to see this information in packet details pane as other pdml

gennadys gravatar imagegennadys ( 2018-12-27 21:38:05 +0000 )edit

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answered 2018-12-28 03:42:32 +0000

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Each item from "geninfo" (frame number, length, captured length, and time stamp) is in the packet details; however, it's under "Frame" - there is no "Geninfo" item in the packet details, and there's no mechanism in Wireshark to make it show such an item.

The only reason it exists is because the PDML specification requires it; if it weren't required, Wireshark would just let the "frame" protocol provide that information.

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