Wireshark-users: Re: [Wireshark-users] wireshark questions
From: "Hans Nilsson" <[email protected]>
Date: Tue, 03 Apr 2007 06:33:45 -1100
If you can install programs on it or if you also receive the packet
going to the machine you can capture it. That depends on how the network
is constructed. If you have a packet in a PDF file you have to put it in
a text-file in a format Wireshark can understand. There are programs
like text2pcap that you can then use.


On Mon, 2 Apr 2007 21:18:39 -0700 (PDT), "Elhadj Bah" <[email protected]>
said:
> Hello,
> 
> Ive just installed wireshark on my windows XP machine,and Im trying to
> capture a packet
> thats on a Linux box.But,at the same time,I have a copy of packet in a
> pdf document on my
> XP machine.Here's my questions:
> 
> 1)Is there a way to capture the packet from my XP machine to the linux
> box?
> 2)If not,how can I get that packet into wireshark?
> 3)Since I have a copy of the packet in a pdf document,can I save it in a
> text file and
> use it with wireshark?
> 4)or is there a way to save the file so that I can use it with wireshark?
> what would be
> the extension of the file?
> 
> Ive tried to save the file using notepad as ".txt" and as ".pcap" but it
> just did not
> work with wireshark as a result,Im kinda stuck.Please help.
> 
> Thank you.
> Ibrahima
> 
> 
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