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authorGerald Combs <gerald@wireshark.org>2014-10-07 09:13:53 -0700
committerGerald Combs <gerald@wireshark.org>2014-10-07 16:16:23 +0000
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- Wireshark 1.99.0 Release Notes
+ Wireshark 1.99.0 Release Notes
- This is an experimental release intended to test new features for the
- next stable release.
- __________________________________________________________________
+ This is an experimental release intended to test new features
+ for Wireshark 2.0.
+ __________________________________________________________
What is Wireshark?
- Wireshark is the world's most popular network protocol analyzer. It is
- used for troubleshooting, analysis, development and education.
- __________________________________________________________________
+ Wireshark is the world's most popular network protocol
+ analyzer. It is used for troubleshooting, analysis, development
+ and education.
+ __________________________________________________________
What's New
- Bug Fixes
-
New and Updated Features
- The following features are new (or have been significantly updated)
- since version 1.12.0:
- * The I/O Graph in the Gtk+ UI now supports an unlimited number of
- data points (up from 100k).
- * tshark now resets its state when changing files in ring-buffer
- mode.
+ The following features are new (or have been significantly
+ updated) since version 1.12.0:
+ * The I/O Graph in the Gtk+ UI now supports an unlimited
+ number of data points (up from 100k).
+ * TShark now resets its state when changing files in
+ ring-buffer mode.
* Expert Info severities can now be configured.
- * Wireshark now supports external capture interfaces. External
- capture interfaces can be anything from a tcpdump-over-ssh pipe to
- a program that captures from proprietary or non-standard hardware.
- This functionality is not available in the Qt UI yet.
+ * Wireshark now supports external capture interfaces.
+ External capture interfaces can be anything from a
+ tcpdump-over-ssh pipe to a program that captures from
+ proprietary or non-standard hardware. This functionality is
+ not available in the Qt UI yet.
* Qt port:
- + The Qt UI is now the default (program name is wireshark).
+ + The Qt UI is now the default (program name is
+ wireshark).
+ A Polish translation has been added.
+ The Interfaces dialog has been added.
- + The interface list is now updated when interfaces appear or
- disappear.
- + The Conversations and Endpoints dialogs have been added.
+ + The interface list is now updated when interfaces
+ appear or disappear.
+ + The Conversations and Endpoints dialogs have been
+ added.
+ A Japanese translation has been added.
- + It is now possible to manage remote capture interfaces.
+ + It is now possible to manage remote capture
+ interfaces.
+ Windows: taskbar progress support has been added.
+ Most toolbar actions are in place and work.
+ More command line options are now supported
New Protocol Support
- ceph, corosync/totemnet, corosync/totemsrp, CP Cooper 2179, Dynamic
- Source Routing (RFC 4728), Generic Network Virtualization Encapsulation
- (Geneve), IPMI Trace, iSER, KNXnetIP, OptoMMP, S7 Communication, and
- Stateless Transport Tunneling
+ ceph, corosync/totemnet, corosync/totemsrp, CP "Cooper" 2179,
+ Dynamic Source Routing (RFC 4728), Generic Network
+ Virtualization Encapsulation (Geneve), IPMI Trace, iSER,
+ KNXnetIP, OptoMMP, S7 Communication, and Stateless Transport
+ Tunneling
Updated Protocol Support
@@ -53,86 +57,92 @@ What's New
New and Updated Capture File Support
- Android logcat text files, and Wireshark now supports nanosecond
- timestamp resolution in PCAP-NG files.
+ Android logcat text files, and Wireshark now supports
+ nanosecond timestamp resolution in PCAP-NG files.
Major API Changes
The libwireshark API has undergone some major changes:
- * Many of the ep_ and se_ memory allocation routines have been
- removed.
- * The (long-since-broken) Python bindings support has been removed.
- If you want to write dissectors in something other than C, use Lua.
- __________________________________________________________________
+ * Many of the ep_ and se_ memory allocation routines have
+ been removed.
+ * The (long-since-broken) Python bindings support has been
+ removed. If you want to write dissectors in something other
+ than C, use Lua.
+ __________________________________________________________
Getting Wireshark
- Wireshark source code and installation packages are available from
- [1]https://www.wireshark.org/download.html.
+ Wireshark source code and installation packages are available
+ from [1]https://www.wireshark.org/download.html.
Vendor-supplied Packages
- Most Linux and Unix vendors supply their own Wireshark packages. You
- can usually install or upgrade Wireshark using the package management
- system specific to that platform. A list of third-party packages can be
- found on the [2]download page on the Wireshark web site.
- __________________________________________________________________
+ Most Linux and Unix vendors supply their own Wireshark
+ packages. You can usually install or upgrade Wireshark using
+ the package management system specific to that platform. A list
+ of third-party packages can be found on the [2]download page on
+ the Wireshark web site.
+ __________________________________________________________
File Locations
- Wireshark and TShark look in several different locations for preference
- files, plugins, SNMP MIBS, and RADIUS dictionaries. These locations
- vary from platform to platform. You can use About->Folders to find the
- default locations on your system.
- __________________________________________________________________
+ Wireshark and TShark look in several different locations for
+ preference files, plugins, SNMP MIBS, and RADIUS dictionaries.
+ These locations vary from platform to platform. You can use
+ About->Folders to find the default locations on your system.
+ __________________________________________________________
Known Problems
- Dumpcap might not quit if Wireshark or TShark crashes. ([3]Bug 1419)
+ Dumpcap might not quit if Wireshark or TShark crashes. ([3]Bug
+ 1419)
The BER dissector might infinitely loop. ([4]Bug 1516)
- Capture filters aren't applied when capturing from named pipes. ([5]Bug
- 1814)
+ Capture filters aren't applied when capturing from named pipes.
+ ([5]Bug 1814)
- Filtering tshark captures with read filters (-R) no longer works.
- ([6]Bug 2234)
+ Filtering tshark captures with read filters (-R) no longer
+ works. ([6]Bug 2234)
- The 64-bit Windows installer does not support Kerberos decryption.
- ([7]Win64 development page)
+ The 64-bit Windows installer does not support Kerberos
+ decryption. ([7]Win64 development page)
- Resolving ([8]Bug 9044) reopens ([9]Bug 3528) so that Wireshark no
- longer automatically decodes gzip data when following a TCP stream.
+ Resolving ([8]Bug 9044) reopens ([9]Bug 3528) so that Wireshark
+ no longer automatically decodes gzip data when following a TCP
+ stream.
- Application crash when changing real-time option. ([10]Bug 4035)
+ Application crash when changing real-time option. ([10]Bug
+ 4035)
Hex pane display issue after startup. ([11]Bug 4056)
Packet list rows are oversized. ([12]Bug 4357)
- Wireshark and TShark will display incorrect delta times in some cases.
- ([13]Bug 4985)
+ Wireshark and TShark will display incorrect delta times in some
+ cases. ([13]Bug 4985)
- The 64-bit version of Wireshark will leak memory on Windows when the
- display depth is set to 16 bits ([14]Bug 9914)
- __________________________________________________________________
+ The 64-bit version of Wireshark will leak memory on Windows
+ when the display depth is set to 16 bits ([14]Bug 9914)
+ __________________________________________________________
Getting Help
- Community support is available on [15]Wireshark's Q&A site and on the
- wireshark-users mailing list. Subscription information and archives for
- all of Wireshark's mailing lists can be found on [16]the web site.
+ Community support is available on [15]Wireshark's Q&A site and
+ on the wireshark-users mailing list. Subscription information
+ and archives for all of Wireshark's mailing lists can be found
+ on [16]the web site.
- Official Wireshark training and certification are available from
- [17]Wireshark University.
- __________________________________________________________________
+ Official Wireshark training and certification are available
+ from [17]Wireshark University.
+ __________________________________________________________
Frequently Asked Questions
A complete FAQ is available on the [18]Wireshark web site.
- __________________________________________________________________
+ __________________________________________________________
- Last updated 2014-10-01 16:12:49 UTC
+ Last updated 2014-10-07 16:09:20 UTC
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