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Medium Access Control (MAC) for LTE

This protocol is layer 2 of the LTE air interface (connecting an LTE UE with an eNodeB).

Protocol dependencies

Example traffic



The MAC-LTE dissector is fully functional. However, at the moment there is only support for the DCT2000 file format.

MAC-LTE statistics can be viewed in a window (see Telephony | LTE MAC ...)

Preference Settings

Example capture file

XXX - Add a simple example capture file to the SampleCaptures page and link from here (see below). Keep this file short, it's also a good idea to gzip it to make it even smaller, as Wireshark can open gzipped files automatically.

Display Filter

A complete list of MAC-LTE display filter fields can be found in the display filter reference

Capture Filter

You cannot directly filter MAC-LTE protocol frames while capturing.