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Greetings, in recent tshooting of a web application I have come across an issue where I do not see the SYN packet in the wireshark capture. In netstat I see the connection as Syn_Sent, however I don't see the packet in the wireshark capture. I do however see the capture in a netsh trace. Any idea why the packet isn't being captured with wireshark? Thanks in advance!

asked 19 Dec '14, 10:57

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I have had this on Windows 7 when the local firewall was dropping packets silently. Try looking there (would probably be the same on linux)

(20 Dec '14, 14:46) DarrenWright

I actually first suspected windows firewall but I have turned it off in all network profiles with the same result. Thanks!

(23 Dec '14, 16:29) Ziggy

Please read the questions with the following tags:

outgoing or outbound

Usually the reason for this is some software on the capturing system (Enpoint Security, VPN, IPS, etc.) that prevents Wireshark from seeing outgoing/outbound packets. You'll find all the details in the other questions and answers.


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answered 27 Dec '14, 08:38

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