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At Wireshark 1.5.1 Release Notes I can read, 'Infiniband Sockets Direct Protocol (SDP)' is supported now. Wireshark 1.5.1 itself says at internals->supported protocols (show), it supports 'SDP (Session Description Protocol)'. Who is right? I need SDP (Sockets Direct Protocol). Thanks in advance, Wolfgang

asked 21 Apr '11, 01:37

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Both are right. Infiniband Socket Direct Protocol can be found under the name "Infiniband SDP", and filtered using "ib_sdp".

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answered 21 Apr '11, 02:49

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Thank you Jaap for your fast answer. This helps me one step further. I now find the filter and the right protocol. Unfortunately there are no SDP packets in my traces. When I run TCP over Infiniband I can see all expected packts in the trace. When we run SDP over Infiniband, the traces are empty (not really empty, but the packets I expect are missing). When I enable only Infiniband SDP peotocol, there are only unknown packets in the trace, when I enable all protocols, there are mainly TCP packets, no single SDP packet.

Any help ist appreciated, Wolfgang

(21 Apr '11, 03:59) Wolfgang

Ok, one more step: You cannot directly filter SDP protocols while capturing. Seen here:


(02 May '11, 06:39) Wolfgang

If you are still looking for something about Session Description Protocol, you should check this out: SDP is explained in this article with Ozeki Phone System XE. It helped me a lot :)

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