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Trying to capture an XML response sent to a customer that contains the ampersand. Customer is saying they are only getting the & and not the proper & xml required value. Need to prove was are sending the proper XML format for &.

Does Wireshark use XML to display the HTTP/XML data thereby changing a single & ampersand to the & format, or does the output provided by Wireshark reflect the true output packet?

asked 29 May '15, 12:35

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Wireshark shows the true output packet, it does not decode/visualize HTML/XML. Or, in other words, Wireshark will show you "&" if there's just an ampersand. If there's "&amp" it will show exactly "&amp", and not the decoded "&".

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answered 29 May '15, 15:49

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