The IEEE is the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

They release various technical standards, including the IEEE 802.x network protocol standards for LANs and MANs e.g. Ethernet, TokenRing, WLAN, ...


The IEEE has formally defined many of the protocols one is likely to see on networks today. Wireshark has dissectors for many of these protocols including:

XXX - Need to update this list to include references to all IEEE based protcols supported by Wireshark.

XXX - Should the list be sorted alphabetically by IEEE spec number?

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