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How to construct PCAP packets withough selecting a device, and write the packets to a new PCAP file

Jul 29, 2012 at 3:59 PM

I am trying to construct PCAP packets without selecting a network device, and write to a newly created PCAP file. All samples I saw was to select a network device from the device list. However I want to fake up a network device that was a serial port. Can anybody help on this? If a sample program can be provided, it would be very halpful. Either reply to this post or send email to: austinfcui at gmail dot com.

Aug 3, 2012 at 12:25 PM

Hi acui01,


You can use the static method PacketDumpFile.Dump() in order to directly create a pcap file without a network device.

The 'Pcap.Net Tutorial - Handling offline dump files' section mentions it.


I hope this helps,



Aug 4, 2012 at 7:53 PM

Hi Boaz,

Thank you for the reply to my post.

Where can I find the tutorial? Is it in the documentation zip file that I could download from this site? Is the file name Dot.Net.chm? However I did not find the tutorial in this file.

 Thank you again!



Aug 4, 2012 at 9:03 PM

On the main page of this site you can find a link to Pcap.Net User Guide.