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I wanted to decode my wireshark to decode the Vodafone Diameter specific AVPs 260 & 261. My wireshark is installed on my Linux Box running with CentOS.

I can see the following lie is already added in dictionary.xml [path: /usr/share/wireshark/diameter]

<vendor vendor-id="Vodafone" code="12645" name="Vodafone"/>

And I have added following in the dictionary.xml:

           <avp name="Radio-Access-Technology" code="260" vendor-bit="Vodafone">
                    <type type-name="Enumerated"/>
                    <enum name="UTRAN" code="1"/>
                    <enum name="GERAN" code="2"/>
                    <enum name="WLAN" code="3"/>
                    <enum name="GAN" code="4"/>
                    <enum name="HSPA Evolution" code="5"/>
                    <enum name="EUTRAN" code="6"/>

            <avp name="Reporting-Reason" code="261" vendor-bit="Vodafone">
                    <type type-name="Enumerated"/>
                    <enum name="THRESHOLD" code="0"/>
                    <enum name="FINAL" code="2"/>
                    <enum name="QUOTA_EXHAUSTED" code="3"/>
                    <enum name="VALIDITY_TIME" code="4"/>
                    <enum name="OTHER_QUOTA_TYPE" code="5"/>
                    <enum name="RATING_CONDITION_CHANGE" code="6"/>
                    <enum name="FORCED_REAUTHORISATION" code="7"/>

Still these AVPs are not decoded. Please let me know what is missed here.

asked 19 Apr '11, 15:44

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edited 26 Feb '12, 22:34

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Try this format instead(Note the part vendor-id="TGPP"): <avp name="GBA-UserSecSettings" code="400" vendor-bit="must" may-encrypt="no" vendor-id="TGPP"> <type type-name="OctetString"/> </avp>

There are other examples in the file. Regards Anders

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answered 20 Apr '11, 12:36

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Thanks a lot Anders. it works.

(20 Apr '11, 14:00) sunil

Since Anders' suggestion works, you should accept his answer, since that will remove this question from the list of "unanswered" questions.

(20 Apr '11, 15:25) cmaynard ♦♦
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