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When I follow a tcp stream, the data in the "Follow TCP Stream" dialog box is unreadable even though it is in ASCII. I don't know how to read it, and what I can do.

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asked 13 Dec '16, 12:05

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Just because Wireshark's display is set to ASCII, doesn't mean that the TCP stream is actually a stream of ASCII bytes. Unless the protocol that you are following communicates using ASCII readable text (like IRC, for example, or FTP requests and responses), the data will not be readable. The TCP stream might be a stream of binary bytes.

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answered 13 Dec '16, 12:11

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