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how to capture analog lines packets?


Can I use wireshark to capture analog lines' voice traffic? And if yes, how?

asked 27 May '12, 12:50

markkarp's gravatar image

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edited 27 May '12, 13:02

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Wireshark is a network sniffer. To sniff analog phone lines, you would need a device that "captures" data on those lines and converts it to something wireshark can read. There are several call recording tools available on the market, however I don't know if they can export the captured data in a wireshark readable format (e.g. SIP/RTP). Search google for: analog call recording.

However, you could connect your analog phone to a VoIP adapter and then sniff the Voip traffic.


answered 27 May '12, 13:22

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Kurt Knochner ♦
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edited 27 May '12, 13:24

thank you Kurt

(28 May '12, 20:59) markkarp