NetWare Link Services Protocol (NLSP)

NLSP is part of the NovellProtocolFamily.


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Protocol dependencies

  • IPX: Typically, NLSP uses IPX as its transport protocol.

Example traffic

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The NLSP 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

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Example capture file

XXX - Add a simple example capture file to the SampleCaptures page and link from here. Keep it 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 NLSP display filter fields can be found in the display filter reference

Show only the NLSP based traffic:


Capture Filter

You cannot directly filter NLSP protocols while capturing.

External links

NLSP 1.1 specification nlspspec.exe is an executable .zip file, meaning it can be unzipped on non-MS-DOS OSes; the .PS files are postscript files which can be convered to PDF via the ghostscript ps2pdf utility


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