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  • Win 7 laptop with wired internet connection
  • Create a hotspot via connectify in routed mode
  • Android device connected to hotspot
  • Wireshark ran on hotspot interface(Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter)

MDNS, DNS, SSDP, NBNS packets are only shown in the capture, even though I was using multiple apps that send and receive data over HTTP/HTTPS.

Why is wireshark not showing any HTTP/HTTPS or any other TCP/UDP traffic ?

What am I missing here....Help much appreciated.

Edit 1

Tried connecting win 8 latop to hotspot. Observation:

  • Wireshark still not showing any TCP/UDP or HTTP/HTTPS connections.
  • Ran wireshark on the win 8 latop(connected to hotspot), it shows TCP/UDP and HTTP/HTTPS connections.

So issue must be in capturing the traffic on the laptop on which hotpsot is created.

asked 07 Jan '17, 21:23

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edited 08 Jan '17, 11:15

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grahamb ♦

You may want to give npcap a try.

(08 Jan '17, 04:53) Jaap ♦
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