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I have my own dissector above tcp. I have a signature to detect my packet. If it is not present it should return back to the wireshark where it will decide which port it should go to. How can I do this? Thanks in advance

asked 17 Mar '11, 02:05

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currently the port number is 80

(17 Mar '11, 02:12) niks3089

If this is a heuristic or new-style dissector, just return FALSE or 0 to tell Wireshark that the packet is not for your protocol. Wireshark will figure out which other dissector(s) to (try to) give it to.

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answered 17 Mar '11, 06:21

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