Wireshark-users: [Wireshark-users] Capturing and merging file from different machines
From: "Chris Swinney" <[email protected]>
Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2008 08:44:09 +0100

Hi,

 

I have taken a capture on two different machines from an in-line network tap (one to capture upstream, one to capture downstream data). I now need to merge these file, but when I ask Wireshark to merge them chronologically, it seems to merge them based on the initial time taken into the capture, not the actual capture time.

 

I have tried to mitigate time differences but synching both machine to an NTP server, but of course both captures are themselves started a different times. How can I best accomplish what I want.

 

As a side note, is it possible to “shut up” the capturing machines from trying to send network traffic on the capturing interfaces (Windows XP/Vista), so in effect they just listen?

 

Regards

 

Chris Swinney

 

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