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I would like to capture packets that are sent to a someone behind the same router(there is just two of ous). I checked Capture packets in promiscuous mode in Capture options, but only thing I capture is some ARPs. What more do I need do to sniff from someone behind same router.

asked 17 Jul '11, 13:53

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Your router is probably also a switch, so you will normally only see broadcast traffic and traffic to and from your PC. See Ethernet capture setup on the Wireshark wiki for a more detailed explanation and for suggestions on how to get around this.

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answered 17 Jul '11, 16:57

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