Ethernet Protocol Decoders
- TCP, UDP, IPV4, IPV6, ARP, RARP, DNS,
HTTP, ICMP, IGMP, NBDS, NBNS, NBSS, SMTP, IBM, NetBIOS, SMB, Novell
Netware (IPX, SPX, IPX NetBIOS, IPX RIP, IPX SAP, NCP), ISO, and CLNP.
- Comes with the Ethertest Protocol Analyzer.
- Gives you the ability to quickly create custom decodes for
proprietary protocols and extensions to existing protocol decoders.
Ethernet's new Dashboard View enables you to see the
dynamics of what is occurring on your Ethernet communications
network. See an overview of the top talkers, protocol statistics,
and network utilization along with network alarms for the section of
the network you are monitoring. NetDecoder is a passive monitor and
does not contribute to network loading.
Dashboard Activity View
- Network Utilization Meter with Background Color Alert.
- 10 Minute Histogram of Network Utilization.
- Graphic Specific Activity can be Tied Back to Packet Decode
- Network Meter for Bad Packets with Background Color Alert.
- Top Talker Meter with Background Color Alert.
- Top Ten IP/MAC Addresses Contributing to Network Traffic.
- 10 Minute Histogram of Top Ten IP/MAC Address Activity.
- Distribution of TCP/or UDP Application Related
- Network Alarms for Unauthorized IP Addresses.
- Network Alarms for User Define Protocol Alarm Levels.
- Email Notification Option for Alarms.
- Display Options for 10MB, 100MB and 1GB Network Speed.
enables you to see statistics on specific nodes including
communications traffic details and node information for active nodes on the
monitored side of the switch.
Individual Active Node Information
- Packets Transmitted and Received.
- Bytes Transmitted and Received.
- DNS Names.
- Nodes In and Out.
- Utilization Information.
- Broadcast Information.
- IP Address and MAC Address.
- Named MAC Address.
- NetBios Name.
- Assigned User Friendly Names for each Node.
- Captured data includes data bytes, statistical data, and error conditions.
- File Series Option automatically closes
and saves a capture file to disk based on size or a predefined time, and
then opens a new capture file incremented by 1 and continues data
- Add notes to your capture files
describing the contents of the data for use with resolving problems and
- Ability to only capture specific MAC or IP Addresses.
- Statistical data used to populate screen when capture file is
- Data can be analyzed in real-time using
and Statistics Window
- Multiple synchronized windows can be
- Frame/Packet contents are decoded to the
byte and bit level.
- Byte level information.
- Nonprintable characters are displayed
using hex and mnemonics.
- Supported radix's include hex, octal,
decimal and binary.
- Decoded data formats supported include
16 bit Integers, 32 bit Integers, IEEE 32 bit Floating Point, 32 bit
Reverse Floating Point, and ASCII.
- Add bookmarks to highlight important
bytes and frames for easy access.
Search criteria include:
Capture and Display Filters
- Byte Level: timestamp, control signals, errors, and patterns
(patterns include wildcard characters at the bit level, nibble level, and byte level);
- Frame Level: frame decodes can be searched on the text of
the decode, with or without wildcards.
- Node and node pairs using MAC or IP addresses.
- Advanced mode for complex filters.
- Quick filters for the
Windows include protocol filtering in and out, filtering on the Summary
Pane, and filtering on messages.
- Tab filters in the Frame Display allow
you to filter in frames/messages that contain specific protocols.
- Right click filters for parameters in the Frame Display's Summary or
Current, average, and peak.
- Frames Per
Second: Current, average, and peak.
- Bytes Per
Second: Current, average, and peak.
- Totals: Number
of frames/messages, bytes, multicast frames, and broadcast frames.
size distribution and average frame/message size.
- Total number of
frames with errors (alignment errors, CRC errors).
- Provides both absolute and relative
displays of event timing for bytes and frames/messages.
- Calculates time intervals between events
and frames/messages (delta time) and effective data rate.
- Timestamp resolution to <1 microsecond.
- I/O configurations, protocol stacks, and filters can be
saved for future use.
- In the Event Display use the Export function to export data in text,
HTLM or binary formats.
- In the Frame Display use the Export function to export data in CSV
and HTML formats.
- Export output suitable for importing into a spreadsheet, database or
other post-process program for intricate analysis of the data.
- Frame Display Window Summary Pane
Export, exports the contents of the Summary Pane
into CSV format for loading into spreadsheets or other programs to do
intricate statistical analysis of protocol and network information.
- Use the Print Utility to print the Summary Pane information or
selected frames within the Summary Pane along with their appropriate
headings. Optional Decode Pane information can be included.
- Comprehensive online help provides complete operating
- Quick Start Guide enables rapid product set-up and
- Windows XP (32-bit), Windows 7 (32-bit & 64-bit).
- Pentium 1GHz processor or higher.
- RAM: 1 GB or greater.
- Disk Space: 35 MB (capture file size is limited by available
- Standard Ethernet Network Interface Card (NIC).
- Maximum data rate supported is dependent
on installed RAM and PC processor speed.