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Hi. I use EVO device for internet connectvity and it works on USB interface. I want to know if there is any method through which I can capture traffic on USB interface as the USB interfaces are not listed on the interface list. please help me on this.

asked 18 Apr '11, 02:05

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So are you trying to capture low-level USB traffic, i.e. the USB protocol, or do you just want to capture network traffic to the device?

Is that device a wireless network adapter (Wi-Fi, mobile phone, etc.), and are you running on Windows? If so, it might not be supported by WinPcap.

(18 Apr '11, 09:50) Guy Harris ♦♦

If your usb device is using a windows dialup adapter to connect try using winpcap 3.1 instead of the later versions. I use this to capture traffic from 3g and HSDPA usb modems (dongles).

Note wireshark will capture the data in the dial up connection not the signalling or air interface traffic...that gets expensive.

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Whoever Doc is....( 20 Apr 11, 2:00) you are a Blessing ...you just saved me a lot, thanks you...wincap 3.1 is doing quite fine .

(29 Aug '12, 03:21) gmirembe

The ability to capture traffic over a USB interface depends largely on your OS. The following link should provide most of the relevant information to get you started: http://wiki.wireshark.org/CaptureSetup/USB. You might also find some of the information available from this question useful as well.

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