Chapter 5. File Input, Output, And Printing

Table of Contents

5.1. Introduction
5.2. Open Capture Files
5.2.1. The “Open Capture File” Dialog Box
5.2.2. Input File Formats
5.3. Saving Captured Packets
5.3.1. The “Save Capture File As” Dialog Box
5.3.2. Output File Formats
5.4. Merging Capture Files
5.4.1. The “Merge With Capture File” Dialog Box
5.5. Import Hex Dump
5.5.1. Standard ASCII Hexdumps
5.5.2. Regular Text Dumps
5.5.3. The “Import From Hex Dump” Dialog Box
5.5.4. File source
5.5.5. Input Format
5.5.6. Encapsulation
5.6. File Sets
5.6.1. The “List Files” Dialog Box
5.7. Exporting Data
5.7.1. The “Export Specified Packets” Dialog Box
5.7.2. The “Export Packet Dissections” Dialog Box
5.7.3. The “Export Selected Packet Bytes” Dialog Box
5.7.4. The “Export PDUs to File…​” Dialog Box
5.7.5. The “Strip Headers…​” Dialog Box
5.7.6. The “Export TLS Session Keys…​” Dialog Box
5.7.7. The “Export Objects” Dialog Box
5.8. Printing Packets
5.8.1. The “Print” Dialog Box
5.9. The “Packet Range” Frame
5.10. The Packet Format Frame

5.1. Introduction

This chapter will describe input and output of capture data.

  • Open capture files in various capture file formats
  • Save and export capture files in various formats
  • Merge capture files together
  • Import text files containing hex dumps of packets
  • Print packets