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What is Epoch time in Wireshark?

asked 2017-12-18 02:33:42 +0000

yakinharoon gravatar image

updated 2017-12-19 21:03:19 +0000

What is Epoch time totally lost about what is the whole point of using Epoch time in Wireshark?

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What do you mean by "Epoch time"? Where is it being used?

Guy Harris gravatar imageGuy Harris ( 2017-12-18 06:21:58 +0000 )edit

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answered 2017-12-18 13:26:00 +0000

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Epoch time (also known as UNIX time) is the number of seconds since January 1, 1970. This is what is actually stored in the .pcap or .pcapng file. The other time formats that you see in Wireshark are conversions of the Epoch time for display purposes.

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