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Hi. I just installed WireShark. I would like to capture all traffic between a sybase sql anywhere client and server, both operating on the same machine. The database communicates on port 2638. How do I setup WireShark to capture only sybase client/server traffic? Thanks.

asked 21 Apr '12, 09:56

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If your OS is Windows then you may have difficulties. Local machine traffic moves around the networking stack at a level where WinPCap (the actual capturing mechanism used by Wireshark) can't get hold of it.

If you can arrange to run the client on another machine then capturing the traffic may be much easier. See the Wiki page on Loopback Capture for more info

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answered 21 Apr '12, 11:56

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