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wireshark with proxy?


Basically i want to use wireshark to grab ips in skype but i can't figure out how to get it to do it since i have a proxy and all my skype packets are sent threw the proxy. Anyone know how to do this? Thanks

asked 16 Nov '14, 12:42

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Hello, I am having the same problem ... has a special command to find the exact header? like udp.srcport...

(27 Dec '14, 10:38) Anon741

see my answer. It contains everything you need.

(27 Dec '14, 11:10) Kurt Knochner ♦

One Answer:


Skype seems to be using "skype" in the User-Agent: header (HTTP) when talking to a proxy, so you could (probably) identify Skype traffic by looking at that header in a capture file.

http.user_agent contains "kype"

This will match lower case and upper case sSkype.

If you've identified those frame, simply look at the Host: Header and or the URL to identify the servers Skype is try to communicate with.


answered 17 Nov '14, 16:15

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