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NDIS Packet Capturing OS Development

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Windows Mobile Not SupportedWindows Embedded CE Supported


NDIS Packet Capturing for Windows Embedded CE captures network traffic so that it can be read by the Microsoft Windows Network Monitor (NetMon).

OS Design Information

The following table shows operating system design information for NDIS Packet Capturing.

Concepts Description



Hardware considerations


Modules and Components

The following table shows the components and modules that implement NDIS Packet Capturing.

Item Module Component

NDIS Packet Capturing

netlog, netlogctl


NDIS Packet Capturing Implementation Considerations

You can include NDIS Packet Capturing in your OS design by choosing the Catalog item from the Catalog. Choosing this Catalog item sets the appropriate Sysgen variable.

The following table shows the Sysgen variables that enable NDIS Packet Capturing.

Sysgen variable Functionality


When this variable is set, the Netlog (Netlog.exe) and Netlogctl (Netlogctl.exe) sample command-line tools are included in the run-time image.

For more information, see Netlog and Netlogctl.

NDIS Packet Capturing Application Development

NDIS Packet Capturing