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Hello, I have used WireShark to monitor our network for about 2 years now. Normally when we are at a very high bandwidth peak I will logon to my remote machine and do some packet capturing. Recently when I have loged in and tried to do some monitoring I am not able to see the HTTP address. I just see one IP now.

Under HTTP Requests by Server Address I see which I see is used for UPNP.

How come I was able to look through all the web addresses before but I no longer can?

asked 15 Apr '15, 13:19

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How come I was able to look through all the web addresses before but I no longer can?

I don't know, but if I had to guess, I would say: because somebody changed the capture setup, which led to the situation where your capturing system does not see the traffic any longer. Example: Somebody modified (or restored) the switch configuration, which disabled the port mirroring, or somebody replaced the switch altogether, etc.


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answered 16 Apr '15, 11:45

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Thanks Kurt, I figured out that one of the ports changed on the switch and I had to redo the port mirroring. Once I changed that and fixed that back up things were good to go.

THanks for the help!

(17 Apr '15, 07:23) bohlingj

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(17 Apr '15, 07:43) grahamb ♦
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