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We understand that fields enclosed in square brackets [ ] are calculated by Wireshark. What type of fields are enclosed in “greater than / less than” < > signs?

An example is shown below. We have two Wireshark installs (same version). One Wireshark instance is displaying these two true/false values for FTP, the other is not. We are using the same trace file in both. We cannot locate the Wireshark setting that controls the display of these < > lines.

File Transfer Protocol (FTP) <request: true=""> <response: false="">

asked 23 Apr '15, 14:47

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edited 23 Apr '15, 14:49

Go to Edit > Preferences > Protocols and uncheck "Display hidden protocol items" to return Wireshark to the default setting and turn off display of those fields.

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answered 23 Apr '15, 14:55

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Thanks Jim, that fixed the issue.

(23 Apr '15, 14:59) David99
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