Omnipeek Professional Decodes


Within the Omnipeek Distributed Analysis Suite, packets that are collected by an Capture Engine are decoded and displayed in Omnipeek. Omnipeek decodes over 1,000 protocols and sub-protocols. Below is a list of the higher-level protocols.


AURP AppleTalk Update-based Routing Protocol
AARP AppleTalk Address Resolution Protocol
ABP AppleTalk Broadcast Protocol
ADSP Header AppleTalk Data Stream Protocol
AEP AppleTalk Echo Protocol
AFP AppleTalk Filing Protocol
ASP AppleTalk Session Protocol
ATP Header AppleTalk Transaction Protocol
DDP Header Datagram Delivery Protocol
MACIP Mac Internet Protocol
NBP Name Binding Protocol
PAP Printer Access Protocol
RTMP Routing Table Maintenance Protocol
ZIP Zone Information Protocol


ARP VINES Address Resolution Protocol
RTP VINES Router Update Protocol
ICP VINES Internet Control Protocol
EP VINES Echo Protocol
IP VINES Internet Protocol
IPC VINES Interprocess Communication Protocol
SPP VINES Sequenced Packet Protocol


CDP Cisco Discovery Protocol
Cisco FabricPath Cisco FabricPath
CGMP Cisco Group Management Protocol
Cisco ISL Cisco Dynamic Inter-Switch Link
HSRP Hot Standby Router Protocol
LEAP Cisco Wireless EAP - Authentication Phase
Netflow/sFlow Cisco NetFlow
PVSTP Cisco Per-VLAN Spanning Tree Plus Protocol
SCCP Skinny Client Control Protocol v.5
VTP Cisco VLAN Trunk Protocol
VTP Cisco VLAN Trunk Protocol
VXLAN Virtual Extensible LAN

DEC (Digital Equipment Corporation):

DEC STP DEC Spanning Tree Protocol
DNA Digital Network Architecture
DNS DNA Naming Service
DTS DNA Time Service
LAT Local Area Transport
MOP Maintenance Operation Protocol Dump/Load
MOP Maintenance Operation Protocol Remote Console
NSP Network Services Protocol
SCP Session Control Protocol
Diagnostic Protocol Diagnostic Protocol
DNA Level 1 Routing DNA Level 1 Routing
DNA Level 2 Routing DNA Level 2 Routing
Phase IV Routing Phase IV Routing


SMB Server Message Block
SNA System Network Architecture
FID Format Identifier 1 and 2
NetBEUI NetBIOS Extended User Interface
NetBIOS Network Basic Input/Output System

IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers):

802.11a 5.4 GHz OFDM Wireless Ethernet
802.11ac Wireless computer networking standard of 802.11 20MHz, 40MHz, 80MHz and 160MHz bands
802.11ac Enhancements Wireless computer networking standard of 802.11 20MHz, 40MHz, 80MHz and 160MHz bands Enhancements
802.11k Radio recourse measurement enhancements
802.11r Fast BSS transition (FT)
802.11u 3rd party authentication
802.11v Wireless network management
802.11w Protected Management Frames
802.11z Extensions to Direct Link Setup
802.11b 2.4 GHz DSSS Wireless Ethernet
802.11e Wi-Fi QoS - WME
802.11g 2.4 Ghz OFDM Wireless Ethernet
802.11h Spectrum Management
802.11n Higher throughput improvements using MIMO and Support for Greenfield and STBC (Space-Time BlocknCoding)
802.1ab Link Layer Discovery Protocol
802.1ad Provider Bridge
802.1aq SPB Decode
802.1d Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)
802.1p Layer 2 Quality of Service
802.1q Virtual Bridged LAN
802.1s Multiple Spanning Tree
802.1w Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP)
802.1x Port Based Network Access Control - Authentication Phase
802.2 Logical Link Control (LLC)
802.3 Data Link Layer (CSMA/CD)
802.3ad Link Aggregation Control Protocol
802.3ah Ethernet in the First Mile
802.3x Full-Duplex Ethernet
AES/CCMP Advanced Encryption Standard/Counter Mode with Cipher Block Chaining Message Authentication Code Protocol
Aruba AP Aruba AP Hostnames in Beacons
Aruba ERM Aruba Encapsulated Remote Monitoring
AVB Audio Video Bridging
CAPWAP Control and Provisioning of Wireless Access Points
ERSPAN Encapsulated Remote Switched Port Analyzer
Ethernet II Ethernet Type II
GARP Generic Attribute Registration Protocol
GMRP GARP Multicast Registration Protocol
GOOSE Generic Object Oriented Substation Events
GVRP GARP VLAN Registration Protocol
HP Encapsulated Encapsulated HP remote mirroring protocol traffic
OAM Operations, Administration and Maintenance
RM Enables Capabilities IE IEEE 1905.1 Frames
TKIP Temporal Key Integrity Protocol
WEP Wired Equivalent Privacy
WFD Wi-Fi Display
WMM TSPEC Wi-Fi Multimedia Traffic Specification
WMM U-APSD Unscheduled Automatic Power Save Delivery
WPA Wi-Fi Protected Access
WPA2 Robust Security Network (RSN)

IETF - Internet Engineering Task Force (TCP/IP Suite of Protocols):

AFP AppleTalk File Protocol Over TCP/IP
AH Athentication Header
ARP Address Resolution Protocol
ATIP AppleTalk Tunnelling Through IP
BGP Border Gateway Protocol (RFC 1773)
BGP BGP Notifications
BGP BGP Communities
BOOTP Bootstrap Protocol (RFC 951)
Cabletron 2541 VLAN Hello Protocol
CBCP Callback Control Protocol
CCP Compression Control Protocol
CHAP Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol PPP Authentication (RFC 1994)
CR-LDP Constraint-based Label Distribution Protocol
CUPS Common Unix Printing System Protocol
DHCP Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (RFC 1531)
DHCPv6 Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (RFC 3315)
DIAMETER Authentication, authorization, and accounting protocol for computer networks and an alternative to RADIUS
DICOM Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine
DNS Domain Name Service (RFC 830)
DRARP Dynamic Reverse Address Resolution Protocol (RFC 1931)
DMTF Dual-Tone Multi-Frequency Signaling
DVMRP Distance Vector Multicast Routing Protocol (RFC 1812)
EAP Extensible Authentication Protocol - Authentication Phase
ECHO Echo Protocol (RFC 862)
EIGRP Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol
EGP Exterior Gateway Protocol (RFC 827)
ESP Encapsulating Security payload
EPL Ethernet Powerlink
FCoE Fibre Channel over Ethernet
Finger User Information Protocol (RFC 742)
FTP Cmd or Reply FTP Cmd or Reply
FTP Control File Transfer Protocol (RFC 172)
GRE Generic Routing Encapsulation
GTP GPRS Tunneling Protocol
GTP v1 GPRS Tunneling Protocol v1
HTTP HyperText Transfer Protocol (W3C/RFC 1945)
ICMP Internet Control Messages Protocol (RFC 792, RFC 1256)
IFCP Internet Fibre Channel Protocol
IGAP IGMP for user Authentication Protocol
IGRP Interior Gateway Routing Protocol
IP Mobility IP Mobility Support (RFC 2002)
IPP Internet Printing Protocol
IPSec IP Security Protocol (specifically ESP and AH)
IPv4 Internet Protocol Datagram (RFC 760)
IPv6 Internet Protocol Datagram v6
IGMP, IGMP v2, IGMP v3 Internet Group Management Protocol Versions 1, 2, and 3
IMAP Interactive Mail Access Protocol (RFC 1064)
IP NetBIOS Datagram Service IP NetBIOS Datagram Service (RFC 1001)
ISAKMP Internet Security Association and Key Management Protocol (RFC 2408)
iSCSI iSCSI Protocol
iSNS Internet Storage Name Service Protocol
KERBEROS Kerberos network authentication protocol
L2F Layer 2 Forwarding (Cisco/RFC 2341)
L2TP Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (RFC 2661)
LCP Link Control Protocol
LSE London Stock Exchange ?Millennium Exchange
LDAP Lightweight Directory Access Protocol
LDAPS Lightweight Directory Access Protocol over SSL
LLDP Link Layer Discovery Protocol
LLMNR Link Local Multicast Name Resolution (RFC4795)
LMP Link Management Protocol
LPR/LPD Line Printer Daemon (LPR/LPD) Protocol (RFC1179)
LWAPP Lightweight Access Point Protocol
MATIP Mapping of Airline Traffic over Internet Protocol
Megaco Megaco/H.248 media gateway control protocol
MBGP Multiprotocol Border Gateway Protocol
MGCP Media Gateway Control Protocol
MPLS Multiprotocol Label Switching Architecture (RFC 3031)
MPLS over PPPoE Multiprotocol Label Switching (RFC 3031) over Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet
MSDP Multicast Source Discovery Protocol
NCP Netware Core Protocol Over TCP/IP (Netware 5)
NNTP Network News Transfrer Protocol (RFC 977)
NTP Network Time Protocol (RFC 1305)
OpenFlow Version 5.0
OSPF Open Shortest Path First Routing Protocol (RFC 1131)
OSPF v3 Open Shortest Path First Protocol version 3
PAP Password Authentication Protocol PPP Authentication (RFC 1334)
PCoIP PC over IP
PEAP Protected Extensible Authentication Protocol
PIM Protocol Independent Multicast
POP, POP3 Post Office Protocol (RFC 918, RFC 1725)
PPP Point to Point Protocol (RFC 1661 LCP, RFC 1332 IPCP)
PPP IPXCP PPP IPX Control Protocol
PPPoE PPP over Ethernet (RFC 2516)
PPP Multilink PPP Multilink Protocol
PPTP Point to Point Tunneling Protocol (RFC 2637)
PROFINET Ethernet standard for automation
PTPv2 Precision Time Protocol
RADIUS Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service (RFC 2058, RFC 2865, RFC 2866, Including the EAP Attribute)
RARP Reverse Address Resolution Protocol
RGMP Router-port Group Management Protocol
RIP Routing Information Protocol (RFC 1058)
RSH/RCMD Remote Shell/Remote Command
RSVP Resource ReSerVation Protocol (RFC 2208)
RTP Real-time Transport Protocol (RFC 1889)
RTCP Real-time Transport Control Protocol
RTCP XR RTP Control Protocol Extended Reports (RFC 3611)
RTSP Real Time Streaming Protocol (RFC 2326)
SAP Session Announcement Protocol
SCTP Stream Control Transmission Protocol
SDP Session Description Protocol
Secure IMAP Secure Interactive Mail Access Protocol
SFLOW Standard for monitoring high-speed switched and routed networks (RFC3176)
SIP Session Initiation Protocol (RFC 2543)
SIP over SCTP Session Initiation Protocol (RFC 2543) over Stream Control Transmission Protocol
SLP Service Location Protocol (RFC 2608)
SLPP Simple Loop Prevention Protocol
Smart Tap Timestamps Gigamon, NetOptics, IXIA
SMTP Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (RFC 788)
SNMP, SNMPv1, SNMPv2, SNMPv3 Simple Network Management Protocol ?versions 1, 2, and 3
SNMP MIB SNMP Management Information Base (RFC 1907)
SNMP MIB2 SNMP Management Information Base version 2 (RFC 1213)
SNMP OID SNMP Object Identifiers
SNMP RMON SNMP Remote Network Monitoring
SNMP RMON2 SNMP Remote Network Monitoring version 2 (RFC 2021)
SNMP SMI SNMP Structure of Managment Information (RFC 1155)
SNTP Simple Network Time Protocol (RFC 1769)
SPB update to DHCPv6 Shortest Path Bridging update to DHCPv6
SSDP Simple Service Discovery Protocol
SSH Secure Shell Protocol (v.2)
Syslog Syslog Protocol
TACACS Terminal Access Controller Access Control System (RFC 1492)
TALI Transport Adapter Layer Interface Protocol
TCP Transmission Control Protocol (RFC 761)
TDS Tabular Data Stream (Sybase and MS SQL)
TLS Transport Layer Security
TELNET Network Virtual Terminal (RFC 318)
TFTP Trivial File Transfer Protocol (RFC 783)
TNS Transport Network Substrate (Oracle's SQL*Net)
TBRPF Wireless Mesh Networking Protocol
UDP User Datagram Protocol (RFC 768)
VRRP Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (RFC 2338)
WCCPv1, WCCPv2 Web Cache Communications Protocol Version 1 and 2
Multicast DNS Multicast Domain Name Service (Zeroconf)
WOL Wake on LAN

ISO/OSI (International Standards Org/Open Systems Interconnection):

CLNP Connectionless Network Protocol
COTS Connection-mode Transport Service
ES-IS End System To Intermediate System
ICCP OSI 8823 Presentation Protocol
IS-IS Intermediate System To Intermediate System
OSI Open Systems Interconnection
TARP TID Address Resolution Protocol

ITU (International Telecommunications Union):

ASN.1 Abstract Syntax Notation number 1 (specifically LDAP, Kerberos, SNMP and ITU VoIP protocols)
Avaya Q.931 Avaya Proprietary CCMS Message
H.222 ISO/IEC 13818-1- MPEG2 protocol
H.225 Call signaling and media stream packetization (RAS)
H.245 Control Protocol for multimedia communication
H.248 Megaco/H.248 media gateway control protocol
H.261 Video Codec
H.263 Video Codec
H.264 MPEG 4 Part 10 Video
H.323 Packet-based multimedia communications (VoIP)
G.711 Pulse code modulation (PCM) of voice frequencies
G.722 ITU-T standard 7 kHz wideband speech codec
7.22.2 Adaptive Multi-Rate Wideband (AMR-WB)
G.723 Extensions adaptive differential pulse code modulation
G.728 Coding of speech at 16 kbit/s using low-delay code excited linear prediction
G.729 Coding of speech at 8 kbit/s using conjugate-structure algebraic-code-excited linear-prediction
MTP Level 2 M2PA and MSUA
Q.850 Usage of cause and location
Q.921 ISDN Q.921 User Adaptation Layer (IUA) Protocol
Q.931 ISDN user-network interface layer 3 for Basic Call Control
Q.932 Digital subscriber signalling system No. 1
Q.952 Stage 3 description for call offering supplementary services using DSS 1 - Diversion supplementary services
Q.953 Call waiting/Call hold/Completion of Calls to Busy Subscribers (CCBS)/Terminal Portability (TP)/Call Completion on No Reply (CCNR)
Q.955 Closed user group/Multi-level precedence and preemption (MLPP)
Q.956 Advice of charge/Reverse charging
Q.957 User-to-User Signalling (UUS)
T.38 Fax Relay Protocol


CIFS Common Internet File System
DCOM Distributed Component Object Model
SMB Server Message Block
SMB GSSAPI SMB Generic Security Services API
MAPI / MS Exchange MS Exchange Messaging Application Program Interface Protocol
MS Active Directory Microsoft Active Directory
MS Proxy Microsoft Proxy Protocol
MS SQL.NET Microsoft SQL.NET TDS Protocol
MSRPC Microsoft Remote Procedure Call
MSRAP Microsoft Remote Administration Protocol
WINS Windows Internet Name Service


IPX NetWare Internet Packet Exchange
NetBIOS Netware NetBIOS
NCP Netware Core Protocol Versions 4 and 5
NDS Netware 5 NCP Novell Directory Services
NLSP NetWare Link Services Protocol
RIP NetWare Routing Information Protocol
SAP NetWare Service Advertising Protocol
SPX NetWare Sequenced Packet Protocol


NFS Network File System
RPC Remote Procedure Call
RPC Port Mapper Procedures RPC Port Mapper Procedures
RPC NFS Procedures RPC NFS Procedures
RPC Mount Procedures RPC Mount Procedures


FR Frame Relay Protocol
cHDLC Cisco High-Level Data Link Control Protocol
HDLC High-Level Data Link Control Protocol
PPP Point to Point Protocol
Q931 ISDN user-network interface layer 3 for Basic Call Control
X.25 DTE - DCE over a Public Data Network


ECHO Echo Protocol
ERROR Error Protocol
PEP Packet Exchange Protocol
RIP Routing Information Protocol
SPP Sequenced Packet Protocol
XNS Xerox Network Protocol


Autocol Autocol Protocol
AOL IM AOL Instant Messenger (Oscar and TOC)
BACnet Building Automation and Control Networks Protocol
BitTorrent BitTorrent
BME Spanish Stock Exchange
Boardwalk Boardwalk - fibre channel encapsulation
CIP Common Industrial Protocol
CITRIX-CGP Citrix Common Gateway Protocol
CITRIX-ICA Citrix Independent Computing Architecture (ICA) protocol
DAAP Digital Audio Access Protocol
DCE RPC Distributed Computing Environment Remote Procedure Call
Ethernet/IP Ethernet IP (Industrial Protocol)
FIX Financial Information eXchange Protocol
Gnutella Gnutella
IAPP Inter-Access Point Protocol
ICAP Internet Content Adaptation
IMPS Instant Messaging and Presence Service
Intel ALB AFT Heartbeat GIntel Adaptive Load Balancing and Adapter Fault Tolerance Heartbeats
IPMI Intelligent Platform Management Interface
Loopback Ethernet Configuration Testing Protocol
MMS 1.2 Multimedia Messaging Service
Modbus Modbus Messaging on TCP/IP
MSN MSN Messenger MSN Messenger
MQ Series IBM MQSeries / IBM WebSphere MQ
Napster Napster
PGM Pragmatic Multicast Protocol
RMCP Remote Management Control Protocol
RTPS Real-Time Publish-Subscribe Wire Protocol
SMPP Short Message Peer to Peer Protocol
SSL Secure Sockets Layer
SSN Safe Secure Networks
STUN Simple Transversal of UDP over NATs
Sybase Anywhere Sybase Anywhere TDS Protocol
TZSP Tazmen Sniffer Protocol
WAP Wireless Application Protocol
WAPI WLAN Authentication and Privacy Infrastructure
Wi-Fi Direct Popular new Wi-Fi sharing WFA
WME 802.11 Wireless Multimedia Extensions
WMM-APSD Automatic Power Save Delivery
WPS Wi-Fi Protected Setup
WSP Wireless Session Protocol
WTP Wireless Transaction Protocol
YMSG Yahoo Messenger Protocol
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