Manual Pages

The following man pages are part of the Wireshark distribution. They are available via the man command on UNIX® / POSIX® systems and HTML files via the "Start" menu on Windows systems.

androiddump - Provide interfaces to capture from Android devices

capinfos - Prints information about capture files

captype - Prints the types of capture files

ciscodump - Provide interfaces to capture from a remote Cisco device through SSH.

dftest - Shows display filter byte-code, for debugging dfilter routines.

dumpcap - Dump network traffic

editcap - Edit and/or translate the format of capture files

etwdump - Provide an interface to read Event Tracing for Windows (ETW)

extcap - The extcap interface

idl2wrs - CORBA IDL to Wireshark Plugin Generator

mergecap - Merges two or more capture files into one

mmdbresolve - Read IPv4 and IPv6 addresses and print their IP geolocation information.

randpkt - Random packet generator

randpktdump - Provide an interface to generate random captures using randpkt

rawshark - Dump and analyze raw pcap data

reordercap - Reorder input file by timestamp into output file

sshdump - Provide interfaces to capture from a remote host through SSH using a remote capture binary.

text2pcap - Generate a capture file from an ASCII hexdump of packets

tshark - Dump and analyze network traffic

udpdump - Provide a UDP receiver that gets packets from network devices (like Aruba routers) and exports them in PCAP format.

wifidump - Provides an interface to capture Wi-Fi frames from a remote host through SSH.

wireshark-filter - Wireshark display filter syntax and reference

wireshark - Interactively dump and analyze network traffic

Capture filtering is handled by libpcap, and its documentation is part of the libpcap distribution.

pcap-filter - Capture filter syntax