This is our old Q&A Site. Please post any new questions and answers at ask.wireshark.org.

Hello recently my game server is getting dos attacks everyday, so would it be possible to track real IP address of attacker with wireshark? Or it is not possible? Discovered wireshark few days ago :-))

asked 19 Feb '14, 07:30

Ignas's gravatar image

Ignas
1112
accept rate: 0%

edited 19 Feb '14, 07:39

Kurt%20Knochner's gravatar image

Kurt Knochner ♦
24.8k1039237

fixed smiley, as discovering Wireshark should make you smile ;-)

(19 Feb '14, 07:39) Kurt Knochner ♦

Ye, but it is very complicated. so is it possible to do so?

(19 Feb '14, 07:40) Ignas

I was just dosed again. Router has many logs with ip addr about dos but in wireshark couldnt find any of them... how is that possible? Here is small log: wireshark file also this dos was kinda weak cause i was able to login to servers and start wireshark. would be awsome if someone could atleast tell me the port they are attacking

(19 Feb '14, 09:55) Ignas
Be the first one to answer this question!
toggle preview

Follow this question

By Email:

Once you sign in you will be able to subscribe for any updates here

By RSS:

Answers

Answers and Comments

Markdown Basics

  • *italic* or _italic_
  • **bold** or __bold__
  • link:[text](http://url.com/ "title")
  • image?![alt text](/path/img.jpg "title")
  • numbered list: 1. Foo 2. Bar
  • to add a line break simply add two spaces to where you would like the new line to be.
  • basic HTML tags are also supported

Question tags:

×14

question asked: 19 Feb '14, 07:30

question was seen: 1,389 times

last updated: 19 Feb '14, 10:15

p​o​w​e​r​e​d by O​S​Q​A