This is the protocol used between a CVS client and password server to interact with the repository.
Some background on CVS can be found on the Wikipedia page.
- TCP: Typically, CVS pserver uses TCP as its transport protocol. The well known TCP port for CVS pserver traffic is 2401.
Frame 4: 149 bytes on wire (1192 bits), 149 bytes captured (1192 bits) on interface 0 ... Ethernet II, Src: 08:00:27:14:11:61 (08:00:27:14:11:61), Dst: 00:25:90:7e:1a:e4 (00:25:90:7e:1a:e4) ... Internet Protocol Version 4, Src: 10.10.11.61 (10.10.11.61), Dst: 10.10.0.15 (10.10.0.15) ... Transmission Control Protocol, Src Port: 43941 (43941), Dst Port: 2401 (2401), Seq: 1, Ack: 1, Len: 83 ... CVS pserver Data: BEGIN AUTH REQUEST Data: /export/cvsroot/rep/myrepo Data: theuser Data: A(? Z,Abcd] Data: END AUTH REQUEST
The cvspserver dissector is fully functional.
- TCP port: the port used by the CVS pserver.
A complete list of cvspserver display filter fields can be found in the display filter reference
Show only the CVS pserver based traffic:
You cannot directly filter CVS pserver protocols while capturing. However, if you know the TCP port used (see above), you can filter on that one.
Capture only the CVS pserver traffic over the default port (2401):
tcp port 2401
Imported from https://wiki.wireshark.org/cvspserver on 2020-08-11 23:12:25 UTC