Microsoft Messenger Protocol (Messenger)

XXX - add a brief Messenger description here


XXX - add a brief description of Messenger history

Protocol dependencies

  • DCE/RPC: Typically, Messenger uses DCE/RPC as its transport protocol.

Example traffic

XXX - Add example traffic here (as plain text or Wireshark screenshot).


The Messenger dissector is (fully functional, partially functional, not existing, … whatever the current state is). Also add info of additional Wireshark features where appropriate, like special statistics of this protocol.

Preference Settings

There are no Messenger related preference settings.

Example capture file

Display Filter

A complete list of Messenger display filter fields can be found in the display filter reference

Show only the Messenger based traffic:


Capture Filter

You cannot directly filter Messenger protocols while capturing.

External links

  • add link to Messenger specification and where to find additional info on the web about it


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