Network Working Group                                     G. Harris, Ed.
Internet-Draft
Intended status: Informational                             M. Richardson
Expires: 30 January 2023                                       Sandelman
                                                            29 July 2022


                        PCAP Capture File Format
                draft-richardson-opsawg-pcaplinktype-00

Abstract

   This document creates a registry for the PCAP and PCAPNG LINKTYPE
   values.  The PCAP and PCAPNG formats are used to save network
   captures from programs such as tcpdump and wireshark, when using
   libraries such as libpcap.

Discussion Venues

   This note is to be removed before publishing as an RFC.

   Discussion of this document takes place on the OPSAWG Working Group
   mailing list (opsawg@ietf.org), which is archived at
   https://mailarchive.ietf.org/arch/browse/opsawg/.

   Source for this draft and an issue tracker can be found at
   https://github.com/pcapng/pcapng.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
   2.  Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   3.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     3.1.  LinkType Registry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   4.  Contributors  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  29
   5.  Acknowledgments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  29
   6.  References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  30
     6.1.  Normative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  30
     6.2.  Informative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  30
   Authors' Addresses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  30

1.  Introduction

   In the late 1980's, Van Jacobson, Steve McCanne, and others at the
   Network Research Group at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
   developed the tcpdump program to capture and dissect network traces.
   The code to capture traffic, using low-level mechanisms in various
   operating systems, and to read and write network traces to a file was
   later put into a library named libpcap.

   Other documents describe the original (legacy) format used by tcpdump
   (pcap), as as well the revised format (pcapng) which is used by
   tcpdump and wireshark.

   Within those formats each packet that is captured is described by a
   LINKTYPE value.  The LINKTYPE value selects one of many hundred
   formats for meta data and layer 2 encapsulation of the packet.

   This document creates a registry for the LINKTYPE format,
   establishing the IANA Considerations by which other uses of the pcap
   and pcapng formats may register new formats.




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2.  Terminology

   The key words "MUST", "MUST NOT", "REQUIRED", "SHALL", "SHALL NOT",
   "SHOULD", "SHOULD NOT", "RECOMMENDED", "NOT RECOMMENDED", "MAY", and
   "OPTIONAL" in this document are to be interpreted as described in
   BCP 14 [RFC2119] [RFC8174] when, and only when, they appear in all
   capitals, as shown here.

3.  IANA Considerations

   This document requires the following IANA actions:

3.1.  LinkType Registry

   IANA is requested to create a new Registry entitled: "The PCAP
   Registry", and within that Registry to create a table called: "PCAP
   LinkType List".

   The LinkType Registry is a table of 16-bit numbers.  The Registry has
   three sections with different [RFC8126] rules:

   *  values from 0 to 32767 are marked as Specification Required.

   *  values from 32768 to 65000 are marked as First-Come First-Served.

   *  values from 65000 to 65535 are marked as Private Use.

   The Registry has four columns: the symbolic name
   (LINKTYPE_something), the integer value, a very short description,
   and the document/requestor reference.

   The Registry shall be populated as follows in the table below.  In
   each case here, the reference should be http://www.tcpdump.org/
   linktypes.html, which is not repeated.

   The initial value of table is base upon the Link type list maintained
   by libpcap, and published on the tcpdump.org web site as
   http://www.tcpdump.org/linktypes.html.

   There is often an associated DLT value which are often identical in
   value, but not universally so.

   DLT values are associated with specific operation system captures,
   and are operating system specific, and are thus not subject to
   standardization.






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   +=====================================+========+====================+
   | LINKTYPE name                       |LINKTYPE|description         |
   |                                     | value  |                    |
   +=====================================+========+====================+
   | LINKTYPE_NULL                       |   0    |BSD loopback        |
   |                                     |        |encapsulation       |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_ETHERNET                   |   1    |IEEE 802.3 Ethernet |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_EXP_ETHERNET               |   2    |Xerox experimental  |
   |                                     |        |3Mb Ethernet        |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_AX25                       |   3    |AX.25 packet        |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_PRONET                     |   4    |Reserved for PRONET |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_CHAOS                      |   5    |Reserved for MIT    |
   |                                     |        |CHAOSNET            |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_IEEE802_5                  |   6    |IEEE 802.5 Token    |
   |                                     |        |Ring                |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_ARCNET_BSD                 |   7    |ARCNET Data Packets |
   |                                     |        |with BSD            |
   |                                     |        |encapsulation       |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_SLIP                       |   8    |SLIP, w/            |
   |                                     |        |LINKTYPE_SLIP       |
   |                                     |        |header.             |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_PPP                        |   9    |PPP, as per RFC     |
   |                                     |        |1661/RFC 1662       |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_FDDI                       |   10   |FDDI: per ANSI      |
   |                                     |        |INCITS 239-1994.    |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | not to be used                      | 11-49  |Do not use these    |
   |                                     |        |values              |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_PPP_HDLC                   |   50   |PPP in HDLC-like    |
   |                                     |        |framing, as per RFC |
   |                                     |        |1662                |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_PPP_ETHER                  |   51   |PPPoE; per RFC 2516 |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | not to be used                      | 52-98  |Do not use these    |
   |                                     |        |values              |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+



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   | LINKTYPE_SYMANTEC_FIREWALL          |   99   |Reserved for        |
   |                                     |        |Symantec Enterprise |
   |                                     |        |Firewall            |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_ATM_RFC1483                |  100   |RFC 1483 LLC/SNAP-  |
   |                                     |        |encapsulated ATM    |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_RAW                        |  101   |Raw IP; begins with |
   |                                     |        |an IPv4 or IPv6     |
   |                                     |        |header              |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_SLIP_BSDOS                 |  102   |Reserved for BSD/OS |
   |                                     |        |SLIP BPF header     |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_PPP_BSDOS                  |  103   |Reserved for BSD/OS |
   |                                     |        |PPP BPF header      |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_C_HDLC                     |  104   |Cisco PPP with HDLC |
   |                                     |        |framing, as per     |
   |                                     |        |section 4.3.1 of RFC|
   |                                     |        |1547                |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_IEEE802_11                 |  105   |IEEE 802.11 wireless|
   |                                     |        |LAN.                |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_ATM_CLIP                   |  106   |ATM Classical IP,   |
   |                                     |        |with no header      |
   |                                     |        |preceding IP        |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_FRELAY                     |  107   |Frame Relay LAPF    |
   |                                     |        |frames              |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_LOOP                       |  108   |OpenBSD loopback    |
   |                                     |        |encapsulation       |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_ENC                        |  109   |Reserved for OpenBSD|
   |                                     |        |IPSEC encapsulation |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_LANE8023                   |  110   |Reserved for ATM    |
   |                                     |        |LANE + 802.3        |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_HIPPI                      |  111   |Reserved for NetBSD |
   |                                     |        |HIPPI               |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_HDLC                       |  112   |Reserved for NetBSD |
   |                                     |        |HDLC framing        |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_LINUX_SLL                  |  113   |Linux "cooked"      |



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   |                                     |        |capture             |
   |                                     |        |encapsulation       |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_LTALK                      |  114   |Apple LocalTalk     |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_ECONET                     |  115   |Reserved for Acorn  |
   |                                     |        |Econet              |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_IPFILTER                   |  116   |Reserved for OpenBSD|
   |                                     |        |ipfilter            |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_PFLOG                      |  117   |OpenBSD pflog;      |
   |                                     |        |"struct pfloghdr"   |
   |                                     |        |structure           |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_CISCO_IOS                  |  118   |Reserved for Cisco- |
   |                                     |        |internal use        |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_IEEE802_11_PRISM           |  119   |Prism monitor mode  |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_IEEE802_11_AIRONET         |  120   |Reserved for 802.11 |
   |                                     |        |+ FreeFreeBSD       |
   |                                     |        |Aironet radio       |
   |                                     |        |metadata            |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_HHDLC                      |  121   |Reserved for Siemens|
   |                                     |        |HiPath HDLC         |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_IP_OVER_FC                 |  122   |RFC 2625 IP-over-   |
   |                                     |        |Fibre Channel       |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_SUNATM                     |  123   |ATM traffic, / per  |
   |                                     |        |SunATM devices      |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_RIO                        |  124   |Reserved for RapidIO|
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_PCI_EXP                    |  125   |Reserved for PCI    |
   |                                     |        |Express             |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_AURORA                     |  126   |Reserved for Xilinx |
   |                                     |        |Aurora link layer   |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_IEEE802_11_RADIOTAP        |  127   |Radiotap            |
   |                                     |        |header[Radiotap],   |
   |                                     |        |followed by an      |
   |                                     |        |802.11 header       |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_TZSP                       |  128   |Reserved for Tazmen |



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   |                                     |        |Sniffer Protocol    |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_ARCNET_LINUX               |  129   |ARCNET Data Packets,|
   |                                     |        |per RFC 1051 frames |
   |                                     |        |w/variations        |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_JUNIPER_MLPPP              |  130   |Reserved for Juniper|
   |                                     |        |Networks            |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_JUNIPER_MLFR               |  131   |Reserved for Juniper|
   |                                     |        |Networks            |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_JUNIPER_ES                 |  132   |Reserved for Juniper|
   |                                     |        |Networks            |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_JUNIPER_GGSN               |  133   |Reserved for Juniper|
   |                                     |        |Networks            |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_JUNIPER_MFR                |  134   |Reserved for Juniper|
   |                                     |        |Networks            |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_JUNIPER_ATM2               |  135   |Reserved for Juniper|
   |                                     |        |Networks            |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_JUNIPER_SERVICES           |  136   |Reserved for Juniper|
   |                                     |        |Networks            |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_JUNIPER_ATM1               |  137   |Reserved for Juniper|
   |                                     |        |Networks            |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_APPLE_IP_OVER_IEEE1394     |  138   |Apple IP-over-IEEE  |
   |                                     |        |1394 cooked header  |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_MTP2_WITH_PHDR             |  139   |Signaling System 7  |
   |                                     |        |(SS7) Message       |
   |                                     |        |Transfer Part Level |
   |                                     |        |ITU-T Q.703         |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_MTP2                       |  140   |SS7 Level 2, Q.703  |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_MTP3                       |  141   |SS7 Level 3, Q.704  |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_SCCP                       |  142   |SS7 Control Part,   |
   |                                     |        |ITU-T               |
   |                                     |        |Q.711/Q.712/Q.713/  |
   |                                     |        |Q.714               |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_DOCSIS                     |  143   |DOCSIS MAC frames,  |



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   |                                     |        |DOCSIS 3.1          |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_LINUX_IRDA                 |  144   |Linux-IrDA packets  |
   |                                     |        |w/                  |
   |                                     |        |LINKTYPE_LINUX_IRDA |
   |                                     |        |header              |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_IBM_SP                     |  145   |Reserved for IBM SP |
   |                                     |        |switch              |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_IBM_SN                     |  146   |Reserved for IBM    |
   |                                     |        |Next Federation     |
   |                                     |        |switch              |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_RESERVED_01                |  147   |For private use     |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_RESERVED_02                |  148   |For private use     |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_RESERVED_03                |  149   |For private use     |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_RESERVED_04                |  150   |For private use     |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_RESERVED_05                |  151   |For private use     |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_RESERVED_06                |  152   |For private use     |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_RESERVED_07                |  153   |For private use     |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_RESERVED_08                |  154   |For private use     |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_RESERVED_09                |  155   |For private use     |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_RESERVED_10                |  156   |For private use     |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_RESERVED_11                |  157   |For private use     |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_RESERVED_12                |  158   |For private use     |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_RESERVED_13                |  159   |For private use     |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_RESERVED_14                |  160   |For private use     |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_RESERVED_15                |  161   |For private use     |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_RESERVED_16                |  162   |For private use     |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_IEEE802_11_AVS             |  163   |AVS header[AVS],    |
   |                                     |        |followed by an      |



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   |                                     |        |802.11 header       |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_JUNIPER_MONITOR            |  164   |Reserved for Juniper|
   |                                     |        |Networks            |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_BACNET_MS_TP               |  165   |BACnet MS/TP frames,|
   |                                     |        |per 9.3 MS/TP Frame |
   |                                     |        |Format ANSI 135     |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_PPP_PPPD                   |  166   |PPP in HDLC-like    |
   |                                     |        |encapsulation, like |
   |                                     |        |LINKTYPE_PPP_HDLC,  |
   |                                     |        |different stuffing  |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_JUNIPER_PPPOE              |  167   |Reserved for Juniper|
   |                                     |        |Networks            |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_JUNIPER_PPPOE_ATM          |  168   |Reserved for Juniper|
   |                                     |        |Networks            |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_GPRS_LLC                   |  169   |General Packet Radio|
   |                                     |        |Service Logical Link|
   |                                     |        |Control, as per 3GPP|
   |                                     |        |TS 04.64            |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_GPF_T                      |  170   |Transparent-mapped  |
   |                                     |        |generic framing     |
   |                                     |        |procedure, as       |
   |                                     |        |specified by ITU-T  |
   |                                     |        |Recommendation      |
   |                                     |        |G.7041/Y.1303       |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_GPF_F                      |  171   |Frame-mapped generic|
   |                                     |        |framing procedure,  |
   |                                     |        |as specified by     |
   |                                     |        |ITU-T Recommendation|
   |                                     |        |G.7041/Y.1303       |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_GCOM_T1E1                  |  172   |Reserved for Gcom   |
   |                                     |        |T1/E1 line          |
   |                                     |        |monitoring equipment|
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_GCOM_SERIAL                |  173   |Reserved for Gcom   |
   |                                     |        |T1/E1 line          |
   |                                     |        |monitoring equipment|
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_JUNIPER_PIC_PEER           |  174   |Reserved for Juniper|
   |                                     |        |Networks            |



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   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_ERF_ETH                    |  175   |Endace ERF header   |
   |                                     |        |followed by 802.3   |
   |                                     |        |Ethernet            |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_ERF_POS                    |  176   |Endace ERF header   |
   |                                     |        |followed by Packet- |
   |                                     |        |over-SONET          |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_LINUX_LAPD                 |  177   |Link Access         |
   |                                     |        |Procedures on the D |
   |                                     |        |Channel (LAPD)      |
   |                                     |        |frames, as specified|
   |                                     |        |by ITU-T            |
   |                                     |        |Recommendation Q.920|
   |                                     |        |and ITU-T           |
   |                                     |        |Recommendation Q.921|
   |                                     |        |, captured via      |
   |                                     |        |vISDN, with a       |
   |                                     |        |LINKTYPE_LINUX_LAPD |
   |                                     |        |header , followed by|
   |                                     |        |the Q.921 frame,    |
   |                                     |        |starting with the   |
   |                                     |        |address field.      |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_JUNIPER_ETHER              |  178   |Reserved for Juniper|
   |                                     |        |Networks            |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_JUNIPER_PPP                |  179   |Reserved for Juniper|
   |                                     |        |Networks            |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_JUNIPER_FRELAY             |  180   |Reserved for Juniper|
   |                                     |        |Networks            |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_JUNIPER_CHDLC              |  181   |Reserved for Juniper|
   |                                     |        |Networks            |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_MFR                        |  182   |FRF.16.1 Multi-Link |
   |                                     |        |Frame Relay frames, |
   |                                     |        |beginning with an   |
   |                                     |        |FRF.12 Interface    |
   |                                     |        |fragmentation format|
   |                                     |        |fragmentation       |
   |                                     |        |header.             |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_JUNIPER_VP                 |  182   |Reserved for Juniper|
   |                                     |        |Networks            |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+



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   | LINKTYPE_A653_ICM                   |  185   |Reserved for Arinc  |
   |                                     |        |653 Interpartition  |
   |                                     |        |Communication       |
   |                                     |        |messages            |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_USB_FREEBSD                |  186   |USB packets,        |
   |                                     |        |beginning with a    |
   |                                     |        |FreeBSD USB header  |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_BLUETOOTH_HCI_H4           |  187   |Bluetooth HCI UART  |
   |                                     |        |transport layer; the|
   |                                     |        |frame contains an   |
   |                                     |        |HCI packet indicator|
   |                                     |        |byte, as specified  |
   |                                     |        |by the UART         |
   |                                     |        |Transport Layer     |
   |                                     |        |portion of the most |
   |                                     |        |recent Bluetooth    |
   |                                     |        |Core specification ,|
   |                                     |        |followed by an HCI  |
   |                                     |        |packet of the       |
   |                                     |        |specified packet    |
   |                                     |        |type, as specified  |
   |                                     |        |by the Host         |
   |                                     |        |Controller Interface|
   |                                     |        |Functional          |
   |                                     |        |Specification       |
   |                                     |        |portion of the most |
   |                                     |        |recent Bluetooth    |
   |                                     |        |Core Specification. |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_IEEE802_16_MAC_CPS         |  188   |Reserved for IEEE   |
   |                                     |        |802.16 MAC Common   |
   |                                     |        |Part Sublayer       |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_USB_LINUX                  |  189   |USB packets,        |
   |                                     |        |beginning with a    |
   |                                     |        |Linux USB header, as|
   |                                     |        |specified by the    |
   |                                     |        |struct usbmon_packet|
   |                                     |        |in the              |
   |                                     |        |Documentation/usb/  |
   |                                     |        |usbmon.txt file in  |
   |                                     |        |the Linux source    |
   |                                     |        |tree.  Only the     |
   |                                     |        |first 48 bytes of   |
   |                                     |        |that header are     |
   |                                     |        |present.  All fields|



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   |                                     |        |in the header are in|
   |                                     |        |host byte order.    |
   |                                     |        |When performing a   |
   |                                     |        |live capture, the   |
   |                                     |        |host byte order is  |
   |                                     |        |the byte order of   |
   |                                     |        |the machine on which|
   |                                     |        |the packets are     |
   |                                     |        |captured.  When     |
   |                                     |        |reading a pcap file,|
   |                                     |        |the byte order is   |
   |                                     |        |the byte order for  |
   |                                     |        |the file, as        |
   |                                     |        |specified by the    |
   |                                     |        |file's magic number;|
   |                                     |        |when reading a      |
   |                                     |        |pcapng file, the    |
   |                                     |        |byte order is the   |
   |                                     |        |byte order for the  |
   |                                     |        |section of the      |
   |                                     |        |pcapng file, as     |
   |                                     |        |specified by the    |
   |                                     |        |Section Header      |
   |                                     |        |Block.              |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_CAN20B                     |  190   |Reserved for        |
   |                                     |        |Controller Area     |
   |                                     |        |Network (CAN) v.    |
   |                                     |        |2.0B packets        |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_IEEE802_15_4_LINUX         |  191   |IEEE 802.15.4, with |
   |                                     |        |address fields      |
   |                                     |        |padded, as is done  |
   |                                     |        |by Linux drivers    |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_PPI                        |  192   |Per-Packet          |
   |                                     |        |Information         |
   |                                     |        |information, as     |
   |                                     |        |specified by the    |
   |                                     |        |Per-Packet          |
   |                                     |        |Information Header  |
   |                                     |        |Specification ,     |
   |                                     |        |followed by a packet|
   |                                     |        |with the LINKTYPE_  |
   |                                     |        |value specified by  |
   |                                     |        |the pph_dlt field of|
   |                                     |        |that header.        |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+



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   | LINKTYPE_IEEE802_16_MAC_CPS_RADIO   |  193   |Reserved for 802.16 |
   |                                     |        |MAC Common Part     |
   |                                     |        |Sublayer plus radio |
   |                                     |        |header              |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_JUNIPER_ISM                |  194   |Reserved for Juniper|
   |                                     |        |Networks            |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_IEEE802_15_4_WITHFCS       |  195   |IEEE 802.15.4 Low-  |
   |                                     |        |Rate Wireless       |
   |                                     |        |Networks, with each |
   |                                     |        |packet having the   |
   |                                     |        |FCS at the end of   |
   |                                     |        |the frame.          |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_SITA                       |  196   |Various link-layer  |
   |                                     |        |types, with a       |
   |                                     |        |pseudo-header , for |
   |                                     |        |SITA                |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_ERF                        |  197   |Various link-layer  |
   |                                     |        |types, with a       |
   |                                     |        |pseudo-header, for  |
   |                                     |        |Endace DAG cards;   |
   |                                     |        |encapsulates Endace |
   |                                     |        |ERF records.        |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_RAIF1                      |  198   |Reserved for        |
   |                                     |        |Ethernet packets    |
   |                                     |        |captured from a u10 |
   |                                     |        |Networks board      |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_IPMB_KONTRON               |  199   |Reserved for IPMB   |
   |                                     |        |packet for IPMI,    |
   |                                     |        |with a 2-byte header|
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_JUNIPER_ST                 |  200   |Reserved for Juniper|
   |                                     |        |Networks            |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_BLUETOOTH_HCI_H4_WITH_PHDR |  201   |Bluetooth HCI UART  |
   |                                     |        |transport layer; the|
   |                                     |        |frame contains a    |
   |                                     |        |4-byte direction    |
   |                                     |        |field, in network   |
   |                                     |        |byte order (big-    |
   |                                     |        |endian), the low-   |
   |                                     |        |order bit of which  |
   |                                     |        |is set if the frame |



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   |                                     |        |was sent from the   |
   |                                     |        |host to the         |
   |                                     |        |controller and clear|
   |                                     |        |if the frame was    |
   |                                     |        |received by the host|
   |                                     |        |from the controller,|
   |                                     |        |followed by an HCI  |
   |                                     |        |packet indicator    |
   |                                     |        |byte, as specified  |
   |                                     |        |by the UART         |
   |                                     |        |Transport Layer     |
   |                                     |        |portion of the most |
   |                                     |        |recent Bluetooth    |
   |                                     |        |Core specification ,|
   |                                     |        |followed by an HCI  |
   |                                     |        |packet of the       |
   |                                     |        |specified packet    |
   |                                     |        |type, as specified  |
   |                                     |        |by the Host         |
   |                                     |        |Controller Interface|
   |                                     |        |Functional          |
   |                                     |        |Specification       |
   |                                     |        |portion of the most |
   |                                     |        |recent Bluetooth    |
   |                                     |        |Core Specification. |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_AX25_KISS                  |  202   |AX.25 packet, with a|
   |                                     |        |1-byte KISS header  |
   |                                     |        |containing a type   |
   |                                     |        |indicator.          |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_LAPD                       |  203   |Link Access         |
   |                                     |        |Procedures on the D |
   |                                     |        |Channel (LAPD)      |
   |                                     |        |frames, as specified|
   |                                     |        |by ITU-T            |
   |                                     |        |Recommendation Q.920|
   |                                     |        |and ITU-T           |
   |                                     |        |Recommendation Q.921|
   |                                     |        |, starting with the |
   |                                     |        |address field, with |
   |                                     |        |no pseudo-header.   |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_PPP_WITH_DIR               |  204   |PPP, as per RFC 1661|
   |                                     |        |and RFC 1662 ,      |
   |                                     |        |preceded with a one-|
   |                                     |        |byte pseudo-header  |
   |                                     |        |with a zero value   |



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   |                                     |        |meaning received by |
   |                                     |        |this host and a non-|
   |                                     |        |zero value meaning  |
   |                                     |        |sent by this host;  |
   |                                     |        |if the first 2 bytes|
   |                                     |        |are 0xff and 0x03,  |
   |                                     |        |it's PPP in HDLC-   |
   |                                     |        |like framing, with  |
   |                                     |        |the PPP header      |
   |                                     |        |following those two |
   |                                     |        |bytes, otherwise    |
   |                                     |        |it's PPP without    |
   |                                     |        |framing, and the    |
   |                                     |        |packet begins with  |
   |                                     |        |the PPP header.  The|
   |                                     |        |data in the frame is|
   |                                     |        |not octet-stuffed or|
   |                                     |        |bit-stuffed.        |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_C_HDLC_WITH_DIR            |  205   |Cisco PPP with HDLC |
   |                                     |        |framing, as per     |
   |                                     |        |section 4.3.1 of RFC|
   |                                     |        |1547 , preceded with|
   |                                     |        |a one-byte pseudo-  |
   |                                     |        |header with a zero  |
   |                                     |        |value meaning       |
   |                                     |        |received by this    |
   |                                     |        |host and a non-zero |
   |                                     |        |value meaning sent  |
   |                                     |        |by this host.       |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_FRELAY_WITH_DIR            |  206   |Frame Relay LAPF    |
   |                                     |        |frames, beginning   |
   |                                     |        |with a one-byte     |
   |                                     |        |pseudo-header with a|
   |                                     |        |zero value meaning  |
   |                                     |        |received by this    |
   |                                     |        |host (DCE->DTE) and |
   |                                     |        |a non-zero value    |
   |                                     |        |meaning sent by this|
   |                                     |        |host (DTE->DCE),    |
   |                                     |        |followed by an ITU-T|
   |                                     |        |Recommendation Q.922|
   |                                     |        |LAPF header starting|
   |                                     |        |with the address    |
   |                                     |        |field, and without  |
   |                                     |        |an FCS at the end of|
   |                                     |        |the frame.          |



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   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_LAPB_WITH_DIR              |  207   |Link Access         |
   |                                     |        |Procedure, Balanced |
   |                                     |        |(LAPB), as specified|
   |                                     |        |by ITU-T            |
   |                                     |        |Recommendation X.25 |
   |                                     |        |, preceded with a   |
   |                                     |        |one-byte pseudo-    |
   |                                     |        |header with a zero  |
   |                                     |        |value meaning       |
   |                                     |        |received by this    |
   |                                     |        |host (DCE->DTE) and |
   |                                     |        |a non-zero value    |
   |                                     |        |meaning sent by this|
   |                                     |        |host (DTE->DCE).    |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | Reserved                            |  208   |Reserved for an     |
   |                                     |        |unspecified link-   |
   |                                     |        |layer type          |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_IPMB_LINUX                 |  209   |IPMB over an I2C    |
   |                                     |        |circuit, with a     |
   |                                     |        |Linux-specific      |
   |                                     |        |pseudo-header       |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_FLEXRAY                    |  210   |Reserved for FlexRay|
   |                                     |        |automotive bus      |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_MOST                       |  211   |Reserved for Media  |
   |                                     |        |Oriented Systems    |
   |                                     |        |Transport (MOST) bus|
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_LIN                        |  212   |Reserved for Local  |
   |                                     |        |Interconnect Network|
   |                                     |        |(LIN) bus for       |
   |                                     |        |vehicle networks    |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_X2E_SERIAL                 |  213   |Reserved for X2E    |
   |                                     |        |serial line captures|
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_X2E_XORAYA                 |  214   |Reserved for X2E    |
   |                                     |        |Xoraya data loggers |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_IEEE802_15_4_NONASK_PHY    |  215   |IEEE 802.15.4 Low-  |
   |                                     |        |Rate Wireless       |
   |                                     |        |Networks, with each |
   |                                     |        |packet having the   |
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   |                                     |        |the frame, and with |
   |                                     |        |the PHY-level data  |
   |                                     |        |for the O-QPSK,     |
   |                                     |        |BPSK, GFSK, MSK, and|
   |                                     |        |RCC DSS BPSK PHYs (4|
   |                                     |        |octets of 0 as      |
   |                                     |        |preamble, one octet |
   |                                     |        |of SFD, one octet of|
   |                                     |        |frame length +      |
   |                                     |        |reserved bit)       |
   |                                     |        |preceding the MAC-  |
   |                                     |        |layer data (starting|
   |                                     |        |with the frame      |
   |                                     |        |control field).     |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_LINUX_EVDEV                |  216   |Reserved for Linux  |
   |                                     |        |evdev messages      |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_GSMTAP_UM                  |  217   |Reserved for GSM Um |
   |                                     |        |interface, with     |
   |                                     |        |gsmtap header       |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_GSMTAP_ABIS                |  218   |Reserved for GSM    |
   |                                     |        |Abis interface, with|
   |                                     |        |gsmtap header       |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_MPLS                       |  219   |MPLS packets with   |
   |                                     |        |MPLS label as the   |
   |                                     |        |header              |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_USB_LINUX_MMAPPED          |  220   |USB packets,        |
   |                                     |        |beginning with a    |
   |                                     |        |Linux USB header, as|
   |                                     |        |specified by the    |
   |                                     |        |struct usbmon_packet|
   |                                     |        |in the              |
   |                                     |        |Documentation/usb/  |
   |                                     |        |usbmon.txt file in  |
   |                                     |        |the Linux source    |
   |                                     |        |tree.  All 64 bytes |
   |                                     |        |of the header are   |
   |                                     |        |present.  All fields|
   |                                     |        |in the header are in|
   |                                     |        |host byte order.    |
   |                                     |        |When performing a   |
   |                                     |        |live capture, the   |
   |                                     |        |host byte order is  |
   |                                     |        |the byte order of   |



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   |                                     |        |the machine on which|
   |                                     |        |the packets are     |
   |                                     |        |captured.  When     |
   |                                     |        |reading a pcap file,|
   |                                     |        |the byte order is   |
   |                                     |        |the byte order for  |
   |                                     |        |the file, as        |
   |                                     |        |specified by the    |
   |                                     |        |file's magic number;|
   |                                     |        |when reading a      |
   |                                     |        |pcapng file, the    |
   |                                     |        |byte order is the   |
   |                                     |        |byte order for the  |
   |                                     |        |section of the      |
   |                                     |        |pcapng file, as     |
   |                                     |        |specified by the    |
   |                                     |        |Section Header      |
   |                                     |        |Block.  For         |
   |                                     |        |isochronous         |
   |                                     |        |transfers, the ndesc|
   |                                     |        |field specifies the |
   |                                     |        |number of           |
   |                                     |        |isochronous         |
   |                                     |        |descriptors that    |
   |                                     |        |follow.             |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_DECT                       |  221   |Reserved for DECT   |
   |                                     |        |packets, with a     |
   |                                     |        |pseudo-header       |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_AOS                        |  222   |Reserved for OS     |
   |                                     |        |Space Data Link     |
   |                                     |        |Protocol            |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_WIHART                     |  223   |Reserved for        |
   |                                     |        |Wireless HART       |
   |                                     |        |(Highway Addressable|
   |                                     |        |Remote Transducer)  |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_FC_2                       |  224   |Fibre Channel FC-2  |
   |                                     |        |frames, beginning   |
   |                                     |        |with a Frame_Header.|
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_FC_2_WITH_FRAME_DELIMS     |  225   |Fibre Channel FC-2  |
   |                                     |        |frames, beginning an|
   |                                     |        |encoding of the SOF,|
   |                                     |        |followed by a       |
   |                                     |        |Frame_Header, and   |



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   |                                     |        |ending with an      |
   |                                     |        |encoding of the SOF.|
   |                                     |        |The encodings       |
   |                                     |        |represent the frame |
   |                                     |        |delimiters as 4-byte|
   |                                     |        |sequences           |
   |                                     |        |representing the    |
   |                                     |        |corresponding       |
   |                                     |        |ordered sets, with  |
   |                                     |        |K28.5 represented as|
   |                                     |        |0xBC, and the D     |
   |                                     |        |symbols as the      |
   |                                     |        |corresponding byte  |
   |                                     |        |values; for example,|
   |                                     |        |SOFi2, which is     |
   |                                     |        |K28.5 - D21.5 - D1.2|
   |                                     |        |- D21.2, is         |
   |                                     |        |represented as 0xBC |
   |                                     |        |0xB5 0x55 0x55.     |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_IPNET                      |  226   |Solaris ipnet       |
   |                                     |        |pseudo-header ,     |
   |                                     |        |followed by an IPv4 |
   |                                     |        |or IPv6 datagram.   |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_CAN_SOCKETCAN              |  227   |CAN (Controller Area|
   |                                     |        |Network) frames,    |
   |                                     |        |with a pseudo-header|
   |                                     |        |followed by the     |
   |                                     |        |frame payload.      |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_IPV4                       |  228   |Raw IPv4; the packet|
   |                                     |        |begins with an IPv4 |
   |                                     |        |header.             |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_IPV6                       |  229   |Raw IPv6; the packet|
   |                                     |        |begins with an IPv6 |
   |                                     |        |header.             |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_IEEE802_15_4_NOFCS         |  230   |IEEE 802.15.4 Low-  |
   |                                     |        |Rate Wireless       |
   |                                     |        |Network, without the|
   |                                     |        |FCS at the end of   |
   |                                     |        |the frame.          |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_DBUS                       |  231   |Raw D-Bus messages ,|
   |                                     |        |starting with the   |
   |                                     |        |endianness flag,    |



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   |                                     |        |followed by the     |
   |                                     |        |message type, etc., |
   |                                     |        |but without the     |
   |                                     |        |authentication      |
   |                                     |        |handshake before the|
   |                                     |        |message sequence.   |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_JUNIPER_VS                 |  232   |Reserved for Juniper|
   |                                     |        |Networks            |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_JUNIPER_SRX_E2E            |  233   |Reserved for Juniper|
   |                                     |        |Networks            |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_JUNIPER_FIBRECHANNEL       |  234   |Reserved for Juniper|
   |                                     |        |Networks            |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_DVB_CI                     |  235   |DVB-CI (DVB Common  |
   |                                     |        |Interface for       |
   |                                     |        |communication       |
   |                                     |        |between a PC Card   |
   |                                     |        |module and a DVB    |
   |                                     |        |receiver), with the |
   |                                     |        |message format      |
   |                                     |        |specified by the    |
   |                                     |        |PCAP format for DVB-|
   |                                     |        |CI specification    |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_MUX27010                   |  236   |Variant of 3GPP TS  |
   |                                     |        |27.010 multiplexing |
   |                                     |        |protocol (similar   |
   |                                     |        |to, but not the same|
   |                                     |        |as, 27.010).        |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_STANAG_5066_D_PDU          |  237   |D_PDUs as described |
   |                                     |        |by NATO standard    |
   |                                     |        |STANAG 5066,        |
   |                                     |        |starting with the   |
   |                                     |        |synchronization     |
   |                                     |        |sequence, and       |
   |                                     |        |including both      |
   |                                     |        |header and data     |
   |                                     |        |CRCs.  The current  |
   |                                     |        |version of STANAG   |
   |                                     |        |5066 is backwards-  |
   |                                     |        |compatible with the |
   |                                     |        |1.0.2 version ,     |
   |                                     |        |although newer      |
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   |                                     |        |classified.         |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_JUNIPER_ATM_CEMIC          |  238   |Reserved for Juniper|
   |                                     |        |Networks            |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_NFLOG                      |  239   |Linux netlink       |
   |                                     |        |NETLINK NFLOG socket|
   |                                     |        |log messages.       |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_NETANALYZER                |  240   |Pseudo-header for   |
   |                                     |        |Hilscher            |
   |                                     |        |Gesellschaft fuer   |
   |                                     |        |Systemautomation mbH|
   |                                     |        |netANALYZER devices |
   |                                     |        |, followed by an    |
   |                                     |        |Ethernet frame,     |
   |                                     |        |beginning with the  |
   |                                     |        |MAC header and      |
   |                                     |        |ending with the FCS.|
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_NETANALYZER_TRANSPARENT    |  241   |Pseudo-header for   |
   |                                     |        |Hilscher            |
   |                                     |        |Gesellschaft fuer   |
   |                                     |        |Systemautomation mbH|
   |                                     |        |netANALYZER devices |
   |                                     |        |, followed by an    |
   |                                     |        |Ethernet frame,     |
   |                                     |        |beginning with the  |
   |                                     |        |preamble, SFD, and  |
   |                                     |        |MAC header, and     |
   |                                     |        |ending with the FCS.|
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_IPOIB                      |  242   |IP-over-InfiniBand, |
   |                                     |        |as specified by RFC |
   |                                     |        |4391 section 6      |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_MPEG_2_TS                  |  243   |MPEG-2 Transport    |
   |                                     |        |Stream transport    |
   |                                     |        |packets, as         |
   |                                     |        |specified by ISO    |
   |                                     |        |13818-1/ ITU-T      |
   |                                     |        |Recommendation      |
   |                                     |        |H.222.0 (see table  |
   |                                     |        |2-2 of section      |
   |                                     |        |2.4.3.2 Transport   |
   |                                     |        |Stream packet       |
   |                                     |        |layer).             |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+



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   | LINKTYPE_NG40                       |  244   |Pseudo-header for   |
   |                                     |        |ng4T GmbH's UMTS    |
   |                                     |        |Iub/Iur-over-ATM and|
   |                                     |        |Iub/Iur-over-IP     |
   |                                     |        |format as used by   |
   |                                     |        |their ng40 protocol |
   |                                     |        |tester , followed by|
   |                                     |        |frames for the Frame|
   |                                     |        |Protocol as         |
   |                                     |        |specified by 3GPP TS|
   |                                     |        |25.427 for dedicated|
   |                                     |        |channels and 3GPP TS|
   |                                     |        |25.435 for common/  |
   |                                     |        |shared channels in  |
   |                                     |        |the case of ATM AAL2|
   |                                     |        |or UDP traffic, by  |
   |                                     |        |SSCOP packets as    |
   |                                     |        |specified by ITU-T  |
   |                                     |        |Recommendation      |
   |                                     |        |Q.2110 for ATM AAL5 |
   |                                     |        |traffic, and by NBAP|
   |                                     |        |packets for SCTP    |
   |                                     |        |traffic.            |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_NFC_LLCP                   |  245   |Pseudo-header for   |
   |                                     |        |NFC LLCP packet     |
   |                                     |        |captures , followed |
   |                                     |        |by frame data for   |
   |                                     |        |the LLCP Protocol as|
   |                                     |        |specified by        |
   |                                     |        |NFCForum-TS-LLCP_1.1|
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_PFSYNC                     |  246   |Reserved for pfsync |
   |                                     |        |output              |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_INFINIBAND                 |  247   |Raw InfiniBand      |
   |                                     |        |frames, starting    |
   |                                     |        |with the Local      |
   |                                     |        |Routing Header, as  |
   |                                     |        |specified in Chapter|
   |                                     |        |5 Data packet format|
   |                                     |        |of InfiniBand[TM]   |
   |                                     |        |Architectural       |
   |                                     |        |Specification       |
   |                                     |        |Release 1.2.1 Volume|
   |                                     |        |1 - General         |
   |                                     |        |Specifications      |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+



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   | LINKTYPE_SCTP                       |  248   |SCTP packets, as    |
   |                                     |        |defined by RFC 4960 |
   |                                     |        |, with no lower-    |
   |                                     |        |level protocols such|
   |                                     |        |as IPv4 or IPv6.    |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_USBPCAP                    |  249   |USB packets,        |
   |                                     |        |beginning with a    |
   |                                     |        |USBPcap header      |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_RTAC_SERIAL                |  250   |Serial-line packet  |
   |                                     |        |header for the      |
   |                                     |        |Schweitzer          |
   |                                     |        |Engineering         |
   |                                     |        |Laboratories RTAC   |
   |                                     |        |product , followed  |
   |                                     |        |by a payload for one|
   |                                     |        |of a number of      |
   |                                     |        |industrial control  |
   |                                     |        |protocols.          |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_BLUETOOTH_LE_LL            |  251   |Bluetooth Low Energy|
   |                                     |        |air interface Link  |
   |                                     |        |Layer packets, in   |
   |                                     |        |the format described|
   |                                     |        |in section 2.1      |
   |                                     |        |PACKET FORMAT of    |
   |                                     |        |volume 6 of the     |
   |                                     |        |Bluetooth           |
   |                                     |        |Specification       |
   |                                     |        |Version 4.0 (see PDF|
   |                                     |        |page 2200), but     |
   |                                     |        |without the         |
   |                                     |        |Preamble.           |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_WIRESHARK_UPPER_PDU        |  252   |Reserved for        |
   |                                     |        |Wireshark           |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_NETLINK                    |  253   |Linux Netlink       |
   |                                     |        |capture             |
   |                                     |        |encapsulation       |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_BLUETOOTH_LINUX_MONITOR    |  254   |Bluetooth Linux     |
   |                                     |        |Monitor             |
   |                                     |        |encapsulation of    |
   |                                     |        |traffic for the     |
   |                                     |        |BlueZ stack         |
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   | LINKTYPE_BLUETOOTH_BREDR_BB         |  255   |Bluetooth Basic Rate|
   |                                     |        |and Enhanced Data   |
   |                                     |        |Rate baseband       |
   |                                     |        |packets             |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_BLUETOOTH_LE_LL_WITH_PHDR  |  256   |Bluetooth Low Energy|
   |                                     |        |link-layer packets  |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_PROFIBUS_DL                |  257   |PROFIBUS data link  |
   |                                     |        |layer packets, as   |
   |                                     |        |specified by IEC    |
   |                                     |        |standard 61158-4-3, |
   |                                     |        |beginning with the  |
   |                                     |        |start delimiter,    |
   |                                     |        |ending with the end |
   |                                     |        |delimiter, and      |
   |                                     |        |including all octets|
   |                                     |        |between them.       |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_PKTAP                      |  258   |Apple PKTAP capture |
   |                                     |        |encapsulation       |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_EPON                       |  259   |Ethernet-over-      |
   |                                     |        |passive-optical-    |
   |                                     |        |network packets,    |
   |                                     |        |starting with the   |
   |                                     |        |last 6 octets of the|
   |                                     |        |modified preamble as|
   |                                     |        |specified by        |
   |                                     |        |65.1.3.2 Transmit in|
   |                                     |        |Clause 65 of        |
   |                                     |        |Section 5 of IEEE   |
   |                                     |        |802.3 , followed    |
   |                                     |        |immediately by an   |
   |                                     |        |Ethernet frame.     |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_IPMI_HPM_2                 |  260   |IPMI trace packets, |
   |                                     |        |as specified by     |
   |                                     |        |Table 3-20 Trace    |
   |                                     |        |Data Block Format in|
   |                                     |        |the PICMG HPM.2     |
   |                                     |        |specification The   |
   |                                     |        |time stamps for     |
   |                                     |        |packets in this     |
   |                                     |        |format must match   |
   |                                     |        |the time stamps in  |
   |                                     |        |the Trace Data      |
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   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_ZWAVE_R1_R2                |  261   |Z-Wave RF profile R1|
   |                                     |        |and R2 packets , as |
   |                                     |        |specified by ITU-T  |
   |                                     |        |Recommendation      |
   |                                     |        |G.9959 , with some  |
   |                                     |        |MAC layer fields    |
   |                                     |        |moved.              |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_ZWAVE_R3                   |  262   |Z-Wave RF profile R3|
   |                                     |        |packets , as        |
   |                                     |        |specified by ITU-T  |
   |                                     |        |Recommendation      |
   |                                     |        |G.9959 , with some  |
   |                                     |        |MAC layer fields    |
   |                                     |        |moved.              |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_WATTSTOPPER_DLM            |  263   |Formats for         |
   |                                     |        |WattStopper Digital |
   |                                     |        |Lighting Management |
   |                                     |        |(DLM) and Legrand   |
   |                                     |        |Nitoo Open protocol |
   |                                     |        |common packet       |
   |                                     |        |structure captures. |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_ISO_14443                  |  264   |Messages between ISO|
   |                                     |        |14443 contactless   |
   |                                     |        |smartcards          |
   |                                     |        |(Proximity          |
   |                                     |        |Integrated Circuit  |
   |                                     |        |Card, PICC) and card|
   |                                     |        |readers (Proximity  |
   |                                     |        |Coupling Device,    |
   |                                     |        |PCD), with the      |
   |                                     |        |message format      |
   |                                     |        |specified by the    |
   |                                     |        |PCAP format for     |
   |                                     |        |ISO14443            |
   |                                     |        |specification       |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_RDS                        |  265   |Radio data system   |
   |                                     |        |(RDS) groups, as per|
   |                                     |        |IEC 62106,          |
   |                                     |        |encapsulated in this|
   |                                     |        |form                |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_USB_DARWIN                 |  266   |USB packets,        |
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   |                                     |        |Darwin (macOS, etc.)|
   |                                     |        |USB header          |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_OPENFLOW                   |  267   |Reserved for OpenBSD|
   |                                     |        |DLT_OPENFLOW        |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_SDLC                       |  268   |SDLC packets, as    |
   |                                     |        |specified by Chapter|
   |                                     |        |1, DLC Links,       |
   |                                     |        |section Synchronous |
   |                                     |        |Data Link Control   |
   |                                     |        |(SDLC) of Systems   |
   |                                     |        |Network Architecture|
   |                                     |        |Formats,            |
   |                                     |        |GA27-3136-20 ,      |
   |                                     |        |without the flag    |
   |                                     |        |fields, zero-bit    |
   |                                     |        |insertion, or Frame |
   |                                     |        |Check Sequence      |
   |                                     |        |field, containing   |
   |                                     |        |SNA path information|
   |                                     |        |units (PIUs) as the |
   |                                     |        |payload.            |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_TI_LLN_SNIFFER             |  269   |Reserved for Texas  |
   |                                     |        |Instruments protocol|
   |                                     |        |sniffer             |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_LORATAP                    |  270   |LoRaTap pseudo-     |
   |                                     |        |header , followed by|
   |                                     |        |the payload, which  |
   |                                     |        |is typically the    |
   |                                     |        |PHYPayload from the |
   |                                     |        |LoRaWan             |
   |                                     |        |specification       |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_VSOCK                      |  271   |Protocol for        |
   |                                     |        |communication       |
   |                                     |        |between host and    |
   |                                     |        |guest machines in   |
   |                                     |        |VMware and KVM      |
   |                                     |        |hypervisors.        |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_NORDIC_BLE                 |  272   |Messages to and from|
   |                                     |        |a Nordic            |
   |                                     |        |Semiconductor nRF   |
   |                                     |        |Sniffer for         |
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   |                                     |        |packets, beginning  |
   |                                     |        |with a pseudo-header|
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_DOCSIS31_XRA31             |  273   |DOCSIS packets and  |
   |                                     |        |bursts, preceded by |
   |                                     |        |a pseudo-header     |
   |                                     |        |giving metadata     |
   |                                     |        |about the packet    |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_ETHERNET_MPACKET           |  274   |mPackets, as        |
   |                                     |        |specified by IEEE   |
   |                                     |        |802.3br Figure 99-4,|
   |                                     |        |starting with the   |
   |                                     |        |preamble and always |
   |                                     |        |ending with a CRC   |
   |                                     |        |field.              |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_DISPLAYPORT_AUX            |  275   |DisplayPort AUX     |
   |                                     |        |channel monitoring  |
   |                                     |        |data as specified by|
   |                                     |        |VESA DisplayPort(DP)|
   |                                     |        |Standard preceded by|
   |                                     |        |a pseudo-header     |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_LINUX_SLL2                 |  276   |Linux cooked capture|
   |                                     |        |encapsulation v2    |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_SERCOS_MONITOR             |  277   |Reserved for Sercos |
   |                                     |        |Monitor             |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_OPENVIZSLA                 |  278   |Openvizsla FPGA-    |
   |                                     |        |based USB sniffer   |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_EBHSCR                     |  279   |Elektrobit High     |
   |                                     |        |Speed Capture and   |
   |                                     |        |Replay (EBHSCR)     |
   |                                     |        |format              |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_VPP_DISPATCH               |  280   |Records in traces   |
   |                                     |        |from the            |
   |                                     |        |http://fd.io VPP    |
   |                                     |        |graph dispatch      |
   |                                     |        |tracer, in the the  |
   |                                     |        |graph dispatcher    |
   |                                     |        |trace format        |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_DSA_TAG_BRCM               |  281   |Ethernet frames,    |
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   |                                     |        |inserted between the|
   |                                     |        |source address field|
   |                                     |        |and the type/length |
   |                                     |        |field in the        |
   |                                     |        |Ethernet header.    |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_DSA_TAG_BRCM_PREPEND       |  282   |Ethernet frames,    |
   |                                     |        |with a switch tag   |
   |                                     |        |inserted before the |
   |                                     |        |destination address |
   |                                     |        |in the Ethernet     |
   |                                     |        |header.             |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_IEEE802_15_4_TAP           |  283   |IEEE 802.15.4 Low-  |
   |                                     |        |Rate Wireless       |
   |                                     |        |Networks, with a    |
   |                                     |        |pseudo-header       |
   |                                     |        |containing TLVs with|
   |                                     |        |metadata preceding  |
   |                                     |        |the 802.15.4 header.|
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_DSA_TAG_DSA                |  284   |Ethernet frames,    |
   |                                     |        |with a switch tag   |
   |                                     |        |inserted between the|
   |                                     |        |source address field|
   |                                     |        |and the type/length |
   |                                     |        |field in the        |
   |                                     |        |Ethernet header.    |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_DSA_TAG_EDSA               |  285   |Ethernet frames,    |
   |                                     |        |with a programmable |
   |                                     |        |Ethernet type switch|
   |                                     |        |tag inserted between|
   |                                     |        |the source address  |
   |                                     |        |field and the type/ |
   |                                     |        |length field in the |
   |                                     |        |Ethernet header.    |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_ELEE                       |  286   |Payload of lawful   |
   |                                     |        |intercept packets   |
   |                                     |        |using the ELEE      |
   |                                     |        |protocol The packet |
   |                                     |        |begins with the ELEE|
   |                                     |        |header; it does not |
   |                                     |        |include any         |
   |                                     |        |transport-layer or  |
   |                                     |        |lower-layer headers |
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   |                                     |        |transport ELEE      |
   |                                     |        |packets.            |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_Z_WAVE_SERIAL              |  287   |Serial frames       |
   |                                     |        |transmitted between |
   |                                     |        |a host and a Z-Wave |
   |                                     |        |chip over an RS-232 |
   |                                     |        |or USB serial       |
   |                                     |        |connection, as      |
   |                                     |        |described in section|
   |                                     |        |5 of the Z-Wave     |
   |                                     |        |Serial API Host     |
   |                                     |        |Application         |
   |                                     |        |Programming Guide   |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_USB_2_0                    |  288   |USB 2.0, 1.1, or 1.0|
   |                                     |        |packet, beginning   |
   |                                     |        |with a PID, as      |
   |                                     |        |described by Chapter|
   |                                     |        |8 Protocol Layer of |
   |                                     |        |the the Universal   |
   |                                     |        |Serial Bus          |
   |                                     |        |Specification       |
   |                                     |        |Revision 2.0        |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+
   | LINKTYPE_ATSC_ALP                   |  289   |ATSC Link-Layer     |
   |                                     |        |Protocol frames, as |
   |                                     |        |described in section|
   |                                     |        |5 of the A/330 Link-|
   |                                     |        |Layer Protocol      |
   |                                     |        |specification, found|
   |                                     |        |at the ATSC 3.0     |
   |                                     |        |standards page ,    |
   |                                     |        |beginning with a    |
   |                                     |        |Base Header         |
   +-------------------------------------+--------+--------------------+

                                  Table 1

4.  Contributors

   Insert pcap developers etc. here

5.  Acknowledgments

   The authors wish to thank (many reviewers) and many others for their
   invaluable comments.




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6.  References

6.1.  Normative References

   [RFC2119]  Bradner, S., "Key words for use in RFCs to Indicate
              Requirement Levels", BCP 14, RFC 2119,
              DOI 10.17487/RFC2119, March 1997,
              <https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc2119>.

   [RFC8174]  Leiba, B., "Ambiguity of Uppercase vs Lowercase in RFC
              2119 Key Words", BCP 14, RFC 8174, DOI 10.17487/RFC8174,
              May 2017, <https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc8174>.

6.2.  Informative References

   [I-D.tuexen-opsawg-pcapng]
              Tuexen, M., Risso, F., Bongertz, J., Combs, G., Harris,
              G., Chaudron, E., and M. C. Richardson, "PCAP Next
              Generation (pcapng) Capture File Format", Work in
              Progress, Internet-Draft, draft-tuexen-opsawg-pcapng-04, 4
              October 2021, <https://www.ietf.org/archive/id/draft-
              tuexen-opsawg-pcapng-04.txt>.

   [RFC8126]  Cotton, M., Leiba, B., and T. Narten, "Guidelines for
              Writing an IANA Considerations Section in RFCs", BCP 26,
              RFC 8126, DOI 10.17487/RFC8126, June 2017,
              <https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc8126>.

   [Radiotap] radiotap.org, "Radiotap Web site", n.d.,
              <http://www.radiotap.org/>.

   [AVS]      Peachy, S., "Archived AVS specification", n.d.,
              <http://web.archive.org/web/20040803232023/
              http://www.shaftnet.org/~pizza/software/capturefrm.txt>.

Authors' Addresses

   Guy Harris (editor)
   Email: gharris@sonic.net


   Michael C. Richardson
   Sandelman Software Works Inc
   Email: mcr+ietf@sandelman.ca
   URI:   http://www.sandelman.ca/






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