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Hello, how can Wireshark identify that IP package owns an ICMP-Echo replay and ICMP-Echo request? And also; how do recognizes Wireshark, that after the Ethernet frame is an IP header?

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Ethernet headers have a type field and IPv4 headers have a Protocol field. Expand the packets in the packet details pane of Wireshark for the details.

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