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What is the mean of search > agent > 33689 [ACK} seq=4 ...................... ?

asked 27 Mar '12, 18:57

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I guess you wonder about "search-agent" being shown in the packet list. It is the service name that was officially registered for port 1234, and Wireshark will replace that port number by default with the name. There's a file called "services" in the Wireshark program directory where it is looked up from.

If you prefer seeing the real port numbers in the packet list you can disable the Transport layer name resolution in the View -> Name Resolution menu (temporarily), or in the preferences (survives a restart of Wireshark).

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answered 28 Mar '12, 03:17

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