The “Manage Interfaces” dialog box initially shows the “Local Interfaces” tab, which lets you manage the following:
The “Pipes” tab lets you capture from a named pipe. To successfully add a pipe, its associated named pipe must have already been created. Clickand type the name of the pipe including its path. Alternatively, can be used to locate the pipe.
To remove a pipe from the list of interfaces, select it and press.
On Microsoft Windows, the “Remote Interfaces” tab lets you capture from an interface on a different machine. The Remote Packet Capture Protocol service must first be running on the target platform before Wireshark can connect to it.
On Linux or Unix you can capture (and do so more securely) through an SSH tunnel.
To add a new remote capture interface, clickand specify the following:
Each interface can optionally be hidden.
In contrast to the local interfaces, they are not saved in the
Make sure you have outside access to port 2002 on the target platform. This is the default port used by the Remote Packet Capture Protocol service.
To remove a host including all its interfaces from the list, select it and click thebutton.