PAPI is the protocol use by ArubaNetworks for manage Access Point
PAPI uses UDP as its transport protocol. The well known UDP port for PAPI traffic is 8211.
The PAPI dissector is experimental state (There is not public documentation about PAPI Protocol)
Example capture file
- Sample of AP Boot !
A complete list of PAPI display filter fields can be found in the display filter reference
Show only the PAPI based traffic:
You cannot directly filter PAPI protocols while capturing. However, if you know the UDP port used (see above), you can filter on that one.
Capture only the PAPI traffic over the default port (8211):
udp port 8211
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