3.19. The “Packet Details” pane
The packet details pane shows the current packet (selected in the “Packet List”
pane) in a more detailed form.
Figure 3.17. The “Packet Details” pane
This pane shows the protocols and protocol fields of the packet selected in the
“Packet List” pane. The protocols and fields of the packet shown in a tree
which can be expanded and collapsed.
There is a context menu (right mouse click) available. See details in
Figure 6.5, “Pop-up menu of the “Packet Details” pane”.
Some protocol fields have special meanings.
Generated fields. Wireshark itself will generate additional protocol
information which isn’t present in the captured data. This information is
enclosed in square brackets (‘[’ and ‘]’). Generated information includes
response times, TCP analysis, GeoIP information, and checksum validation.
Links. If Wireshark detects a relationship to another packet in the capture
file it will generate a link to that packet. Links are underlined and
displayed in blue. If you double-clicked on a link Wireshark will jump to the