Version History of Ethereal 0.9.8

  • Serious problems with the BGP, LMP, PPP, and TDS dissectors have been discovered.
  • New and Updated Features
  • The TAP subsystem received major updates. Tethereal can display more statistics, and several graphs have been added to Ethereal.
  • A protocol hierarchy statistics tap was added to tethereal. This code may be used to replace the hierarchy statistics code in Ethereal.
  • More updates have been added to TCP analysis.
  • After a long hiatus, the Windows installer once again includes SNMP support.
  • The total running time of the capture is now displayed in the capture progress dialog box. The capture progress dialog also shows ARP packets.
  • The look of the plugins dialog was revamped.
  • Bug Fixes and Updates
  • A bug which caused Ethereal under Windows to crash when "Update list of packets in real time" was enabled has been fixed.
  • The stability of the text2pcap utility has been improved.
  • In tethereal, the packet count is properly displayed when you ^C out of a capture.
  • New Protocols
  • ARCNET, ClearCase NFS, DCERPC LSA_DS, Fibre Channel, HyperSCSI, MDNS, PCLI, RPL
  • Updated Protocols
  • AFP, AFS, BACNet, BGP, DCERPC, DCERPC EPM, DCERPC LSA, DCERPC NDR, DCERPC NT, DCERPC SAMR, DCERPC UPDATE, GRE, GTP, HTTP, IPv6CP, IPX, iSCSI, ISDN, IUA, LAPD, LDAP, M2PA, NDPS, NDS, NetBIOS, NFS, NTLMSSP, OSPF, PPP, PPPoE, Q.2931, Q.931, RPC, RSVP, SCSI, SCTP, SMB, SNMP, Spanning Tree, SPNEGO, SPOOLSS, SPX, SRVLOC, TCP, Telnet, V.120, WEP, YPSERV
  • Updated Capture File Support
  • AIX iptrace and tcpdump, NetXRay, Sniffer, snoop