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I am making a custom dissector that needs to be able to find the source ip address of a packet and compare it with the IP address of the host computer.

How would I be able to find the source IP address?

Thanks in advance for any help.

asked 23 Jul '12, 08:23

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I just figured it out, but for anyone who is having trouble with the same type of thing, you can output your source ip address as a string with ip_to_str(pinfo->

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answered 23 Jul '12, 10:06

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Note that ip_to_str() assumes the source address is an IPv4 address. You might want to check the type of the address and handle IPv6 addresses as well.

(23 Jul '12, 15:22) Guy Harris ♦♦

To find the Internet IP address visit the site here it displays the information like ISP(Internet Service Provider),IP location,country,latitude,longitude etc..

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answered 04 Jun '13, 23:41

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