Category Archives: BACnet

Cloudshark – Wireshark in the Cloud

A post on the Wireshark developers mailing list showed up at the beginning of December, 2010, about the website.  Cloudshark is a website that allows you to view Wireshark captures online.  The captures can be in any capture format … Continue reading

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Wireshark on Ubuntu not as root

I often need to capture BACnet network traffic using Wireshark while I am running Ubuntu Linux. I’ve always had to run Wireshark as root (usually via gksu or kdesu) in order to capture from any interfaces (i.e. eth0, wlan0).  For … Continue reading

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BACnet Meeting in Albuquerque

I attended the recent BACnet meetings in Albuquerque, and in the process, learned to spell the city name!  I participated in the Lighting Applications working group, the Objects and Services working group, the BACnet SSPC, and the MS/TP working group. … Continue reading

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BACnet and Software Patents

I attended the BACnet Committee and working group meetings in November, 2009, in Atlanta, Georgia.  During the MS/TP working group meeting, it was disclosed that KMC had applied for a patent which invents automatic MAC addressing for MS/TP devices.  It … Continue reading

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AVR ISP mkII on Ubuntu Hardy

I created a BACnet Development Kit, compiled the open source BACnet Protocol Stack hosted on firmware using gcc-avr, and attempted to load the firmware onto the kit using an Atmel AVR ISP mkII USB programmer.  I connected the AVR … Continue reading

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Wireshark and BACnet MS/TP

I wrote an article about Analyzing BACnet with Wireshark for ASHRAE Journal special supplement BACnet Today.  ASHRAE is very particular about endorsing specific company products, and removed some references I had to information about how BACnet MS/TP can be supported … Continue reading

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BACnet – First to the Moon, and Beyond!

I drove to the BACnet meetings in nearby Atlanta and Bill photographed my license plate.  We need lofty goals, don’t we?

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BACnet Meets in Salt Lake City

The BACnet committee met in Salt Lake City at the end of June.  We had a large number of Addenda that had finished public review, and had lots of comments for which to respond.  Salt Lake City had some interesting … Continue reading

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BACnet Committee Meets in Germantown

Our fun BACnet committee and working groups met in Germantown at the end of April for a week. The weather was perfect, and the Montgomery College Germantown Campus was beautiful and lively. We had our traditional Tuesday night BACnet dinner … Continue reading

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Sharkfest ’08 Conference for Wireshark

I was invited to attend Sharkfest ’08, a conference for Wireshark users and developers, held March 31-April 2 at Foothill College in Los Altos Hills, California. I had a great time, and am so grateful that Gerald invited me to … Continue reading

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