Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
IP uses ICMP to transfer control messages between IP hosts. ICMP is part of the InternetProtocolFamily.
The RFC792 "INTERNET CONTROL MESSAGE PROTOCOL" was released in September 1981.
IP: ICMP is part of IP and uses IP datagrams for transport. The assigned protocol number for ICMP on IP is 1.
ICMP dissector is fully functional.
There are no preference settings for ICMP.
Example capture file
A complete list of ICMP display filter fields can be found in the display filter reference
- Show only the ICMP based traffic:
- Capture only the ICMP based traffic:
RFC792 INTERNET CONTROL MESSAGE PROTOCOL