Wireshark-bugs: [Wireshark-bugs] [Bug 2891] wireshark. exe -p switch seems to have no effect to
Date: Mon, 22 Sep 2008 14:02:31 -0700 (PDT)

--- Comment #1 from Sake <sake@xxxxxxxxxx>  2008-09-22 14:02:30 PDT ---
(In reply to comment #0)
> It seems that "capture.prom_mode:" takes precedence over the -p switch, and
> when commented out wireshark.exe defaults to promiscuous mode (ie.
> capture.prom_mode: TRUE). 

That needs to be looked in to...

> tshark.exe with "-p" switch works just fine and does NOT exhibit the problem.

> The problem is problematic when launching wireshark.exe from batch files and
> command line, particularly with wireless interfaces where promiscuous mode can
> cause issues (or at least require additional config).

Just for my curiosity, why would you want to use wireshark from within batch
files and command line, that's what's tshark is used for?


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