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authorJeff Morriss <jeff.morriss.ws@gmail.com>2014-10-28 11:15:57 -0400
committerAnders Broman <a.broman58@gmail.com>2014-10-28 15:38:53 +0000
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- Wireshark 1.99.0 Release Notes
+ Wireshark 1.99.1 Release Notes
- This is an experimental release intended to test new features
- for Wireshark 2.0.
- __________________________________________________________
+ 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
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 1.99.0:
+ * Qt port:
+ + You can now show and hide toolbars and major widgets using the
+ View menu.
+ + You can now set the time display format and precision.
+ + The byte view widget is much faster, particularly when
+ selecting large reassembled packets.
+ + Hovering over a byte-view field causes the field to be
+ highlighted and a description to be shown in the status bar.
+ + An Italian translation has been added.
+
+ 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
+ (LISP) TCP Control Message, AllJoyn Reliable Datagram Protocol, Android
+ ADB, Android Logcat text, ceph, corosync/totemnet, corosync/totemsrp,
+ Couchbase, CP "Cooper" 2179, Dynamic Source Routing (RFC 4728), Generic
+ Network Virtualization Encapsulation (Geneve), GVSP, IPMI Trace, iSER,
+ KNXnetIP, MCPE (Minecraft Pocket Edition), OptoMMP, RakNet games
+ library, S7 Communication, and Stateless Transport Tunneling
Updated Protocol Support
@@ -57,92 +65,86 @@ 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, Colasoft Capsa 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 2014-10-07 16:09:20 UTC
+ Last updated 2014-10-28 15:13:30 UTC
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