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In Wireshark it is possible to filter out a single request and response. I have tried both "Follow tcp stream" option and also "conversation filter>tcp". In both case they show multiple http request response. I am only interested in one single request response in that list.

I am monitoring web services request response.

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I have tried both "Follow tcp stream" option and also "conversation filter>tcp". In both case they show multiple http request response.

That's because HTTP/1.1 allows to reuse of a TCP connection for several HTTP requests. There is nothing you can do about that in Wireshark (except a code change). You could try to configure the involved systems to use HTTP/1.0, then you would have one request/response per TCP connection, unless session keep-alive is enabled.

I am only interested in one single request response in that list.

Do you mean the full bytes of the request and the full response? If so, you'll have to parse the output of 'Follow TCP Stream' yourself with a script. This can be done by using tcpflow and some scripting (perl, python, etc.).

Regards
Kurt

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answered 07 Feb '14, 04:35

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if u still need help, try charles : http://www.charlesproxy.com/

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The TRANSUM plugin for Wireshark automatically generates a filter term that selects individual request-response pairs. You can get the plugin from http://www.tribelabzero.com/resources

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