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1.6
Protocol Analyzer
Protocol Analyzer
To use the software for protocol analysis, first select File > New Project for a new project or File > Open to open an existing protocol analysis .gep file. (see “Protocol Analysis” on page 33.) You can also open a .get example file. Example files are in the Examples folder. You can also select File > Recent Projects to open a project you had recently saved.
Note: Select File from the main menu Analyzer Menu Bar or click on the Hide Menubar icon and select File > Open. Clicking the Alt key toggles showing/hiding the Analyzer Menu Bar.
Note: The application prevents the host machine from going into sleep mode to avoid loss of traces.
The software menus and toolbar options are explained in detail in “Software Menus and Toolbar” on page 36.
For more information on Analyzer Settings refer to “Analyzer Settings” on page 49.
1.6.1
Easy and Advanced Modes
The Easy Mode provides the quickest way to configure the analyzer to filter and trigger on events of interest. See “Trigger Filter Settings in Easy Mode” on page 64.
Use Advanced Mode only after you become familiar with the hardware and software and have special needs. To start working with the protocol analyzer and software. For more information on Advanced Mode refer to “Advanced Mode (User‐Defined)” on page 104.
1.6.2
Viewing Captured Data
After data capture, the captured data is in the Viewer, see “Display Manipulation” on page 113. You can display the same data in:
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1.6.3
Spreadsheet View: Shows Protocol Fields and Frames by time.
Frame Inspector View: Shows detail information about packet highlighted in Spreadsheet or Packet views.
Traffic Summary View: The Traffic Summary View for each captured signal can be viewed. It displays errors for the whole trace or for a selected range. You can show grid lines, select rows and modify columns.
Data View: The Data View displays information in Hexadecimal and ASCII format.
Preferences
For special work, you can use the Preferences menu to configure Software Settings, Port Alias, Address Alias and Display Settings. (See“Preferences” on page 149.)
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