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Hello! I want to put the protocol information which is dissected by Wireshark into SQL Server. Now I am planning to add codes in the function of add_packet_to_packet_list in file.c. And the place to insert new codes is somewhere after the line of

    row = packet_list_append(cinfo, fdata, &edt.pi);

I have figured out that the row equals to the column number minus one. However, I could not print out the source address and destination address. The parameter &edt.pi is used to save the protocol tree information including the src address and dst address. And I have noticed that for the parameter, its type is const void *. How could I get the string type of source address from this parameter? I am very confused. So Would you like to help me make it out? Thank you very much!

asked 05 Jul '13, 00:36

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edited 07 Jul '13, 11:00

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Its type is const void * because it points to a blob of address-type-dependent binary data.

If you want a human-readable text form for the address, you would have to use one of the address_to_str functions declared in epan/to_str.h.

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answered 07 Jul '13, 10:58

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Thank you! I have solved this problem by printing out ip_to_str( (const guint8 *) if it's an IPV4 address.

(09 Jul '13, 21:19) constance
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