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Riverbed Probe Decode - S+* Missing


It appears that Wireshark 2.4.2 is now displaying "S+" in the Info field instead of "S+*" on Syn packets leaving the server side Steelhead towards the server. I believe older versions of Wireshark used "S+" for Syn packets from the client side Steelhead, while using "S+*" for Syn packets forwarded from other Steelheads (e.g. the server side Steelhead or other mid-stream Steelheads.

Is that intentional or an oversight?

asked 27 Oct '17, 17:09

Rick16's gravatar image

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edited 28 Oct '17, 00:44

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One Answer:


Yes, you're right. Up to version 2.2.X these packets where flagged with S+*. With the latest stable version and developer master this is missing. Furthermore my tests captures are interpreted as malformed after the "Riverbed Probe Option" with 2.4.X

So this is a bug.

I will open a bug and check if I can fix it.

answered 29 Oct '17, 04:01

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Reported with bug 14150

(29 Oct '17, 04:14) Uli