This wireshark tutorial shows the filter to capture and display destination ip using wireshark. The filter is ip.dst
The wireshark filter destination ip screenshot (below) shows a capture where the filter is applied in a capture file. All packets with the destination ip 192.168.1.6 needs to be displayed. For the the filter ip.dst–192.168.1.6 is used.
ip.dst refers to the destination ip address value in the IP header of the packet. The destination ip address value which is 192.168.1.6 is matched and displayed.
The following are 3 areas where you can apply this filter.
Identifying Suspicious or Malicious Activity
By using a wireshark destination IP filter, you can monitor traffic going to and coming from a suspicious IP. This is helpful for detecting potential security issues and threats.
Server Performance monitoring
By using a wireshark destination IP filter, you can filter packets by the destination IP address of a server. This makes it possible to analyze any server performance issues like latency, packet loss etc.
Network connectivity issue
By using a wireshark destination IP filter, network connectivity issues can be resolved. Packets can be filtered by the destination IP to see if there are any issues, such as dropped packets or errors.
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