Aliases are easy-to-remember human-readable names that can
substitute MAC or IP address displayed in the Group View and Event View sections of the program's
main window. This can make it easier to recognize and analyze
Once an alias is assigned to an IP or MAC address, it will
replace the corresponding address in the Group View and Event View sections of the main window.
You can choose how the hosts participating in the communications
are displayed: by IP
Address, by MAC
Address, or by Host
Alias. This behavior is
controlled via the Events
=> Host Display Mode
The program is capable of resolving IP addresses to hostnames.
Check the Resolve numeric IP
addresses to hostnames item in Events => Host Display Mode menu to enable IP
An alias may also be assigned to a range of IP addresses. This
is very convenient, as it allows you to have just one name for a
group of network devices – for instance, all computers on a
Each alias is unique, however you can assign it to several MAC
or IP addresses, thus forming a group. This is useful if a computer
has several network addresses and you would like to identify them
all by one name.
You can add, edit, or delete aliases by clicking Tools => Aliases:
Click on the Add button
to add a station. Enter an alias name and click on the Add button. A dialog window will open
prompting you to enter the address for the alias and select its
type: IP Address,
IP Address Range, or
MAC Address. If you would
like to add a range of IP addresses, select the IP Address Range radio button and enter
the starting and ending IP addresses for the range in the
Click on the OK button
to update the list of aliases or click Cancel to discard the changes. You can
edit an alias by selecting it and clicking on the Edit or Delete buttons.
You may also assign aliases to hosts by right-clicking on a
network event in the Event
View section of the main window and choosing a corresponding
item from the pop-up menu.