What is Wireshark? known also as Ethereal

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Wireshark 1) is a network sniffer that captures ethernet frames

Wireshark uses the library WinPcap to capture live network data on Windows.

Wireshark and HTTP

It can reassemble IP packet but it does not work on the message level (ie it doesn't act as a HTTP proxy, see other HTTP sniffer if you want to capture HTTP message)

Filter Expression

host and port 8989

See also: Capture > Capture Filters

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