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Kazaa - filename

PostPosted: Fri Apr 13, 2007 5:37 am
by UserJanu
Hi all


when I selected a file to be downloaded from 'search results' in Kazaa
the packet sniffing shows that a hash value goes from client to the
supernode.
its of the form
"GET /.hash="
a 20 byte hash value follows.

how does the client get the hash value as well as other information.

Is there any way to get the filename
and other information of a file requested for download?

Does this information go in any of the packets?
Thanks

PostPosted: Fri Apr 13, 2007 3:05 pm
by LD50%
Just use a decompiler, not hard. Totally illegal, but it's kazaa so I very much doubt anyone will care much.

With the greatest respect, if you are smart enough to use a packet sniffer, what, may I ask would you want with kazaa?

PostPosted: Fri Apr 13, 2007 3:23 pm
by zbeast
Here you go...
This document should contain what your looking for.
http://cis.poly.edu/~ross/papers/UnderstandingKaZaA.pdf
http://gnunet.org/papers/FAST-TRACK-PROTOCOL

By the way all the cool kid's no longer use kazaa.
It's been replaced by other file trading software and networks.

PostPosted: Fri Apr 13, 2007 4:40 pm
by MrFredPFL
LD50% wrote:With the greatest respect, if you are smart enough to use a packet sniffer, what, may I ask would you want with kazaa?


excellent question. what indeed.