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Hello,

complete wireshark rookie here.

i experienced some issues with an online game i play and would like to use wireshark to plot my latency. i tried to track the udp filter on frame.time_delta_displayed but the data generated can't be what im looking for.

Can someone guide me in the right direction?

asked 09 Jan '14, 09:07

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Nick SB
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see my answer to a similar questions.

http://ask.wireshark.org/questions/26090/calculating-ping-time-for-a-game

Your problem is the same. You can't just plot the delta of two UDP frames, as you don't know if two consecutive frames are 'corresponding' request/response frames (see the comments in my answer).

So, without a deep understanding of the game protocol in use, there is no way to calculate the 'latency', 'ping time' or whatever that value is called in your game.

Regards
Kurt

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answered 09 Jan '14, 09:14

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thank you very much for your fast answer, Kurt.

(09 Jan '14, 11:22) Nick SB
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