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displayed packets unmatched when trying to export

asked 2019-01-09 08:34:41 +0000

SteveZhou gravatar image

updated 2019-01-09 10:18:37 +0000

Jaap gravatar image


I notiched that the # of displayed packets is not the same as it should be when you try to export them, please see that screenshot below:

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Is it a known isssue? I was using "smb || smb2" as the display filter.

i further confirmed that the smaller number contains only smb/smb2 packets, while you try to export, the larger number also contains the pure tcp packets (for smb file streaming) for the corresponding smb session. Is it expected?

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Could you add the version number, not just the build info? I assume it's a reasonable current 2.6 version?

Jaap gravatar imageJaap ( 2019-01-09 10:21:24 +0000 )edit

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answered 2019-01-09 15:48:17 +0000

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The number of exported frames could be higher than the number of displayed frames because it also includes dependent frames. For example, if you applied a display filter of udp, but some UDP datagram were fragmented, the IP fragments would also be exported, despite not matching the display filter, because they're necessary to reassemble the UDP datagram.

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