Wireshark-users: Re: [Wireshark-users] Wireshark V1.2.0 & GeoIP
Hi Keith,

Perhaps this is the problem:
the browser must have javascript enabled.

I don't have any problems using GeoIp.
I use Mozilla Firefox 3.0.11 as default browser.

Wireshark Version 1.2.0 (SVN Rev 28753)

Copyright 1998-2009 Gerald Combs <[email protected]> and contributors.
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO
warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

Compiled with GTK+ 2.16.2, with GLib 2.20.3, with WinPcap (version unknown),
with libz 1.2.3, without POSIX capabilities, with libpcre 7.0, with SMI 0.4.8,
with c-ares 1.6.0, with Lua 5.1, with GnuTLS 2.8.1, with Gcrypt 1.4.4, with
MIT
Kerberos, with GeoIP, with PortAudio V19-devel (built Jun 15 2009), with
AirPcap.

Running on Windows XP Service Pack 3, build 2600, with WinPcap version 4.1
beta5
(packet.dll version 4.1.0.1452), based on libpcap version 1.0.0, GnuTLS 2.8.1,
Gcrypt 1.4.4, without AirPcap.

Built using Microsoft Visual C++ 9.0 build 30729

Hope this helps,
Joan

On Fri, 26 Jun 2009 14:07:42 +0100 Keith French wrote:
>I am trying to get this new GeoIP feature working in Wireshark V1.2.0 running
>on Windows XP Pro. I have tried following the video by Laura Chappell and
>the article on the Wiki, but can't get the map to display.
>
>I have downloaded the three GeoLite databases in compressed gz format and
>extracted them all to the same folder under My Documents. Then in Wireshark
>Preferences under Name Resolution I have set the GeoIP Database Directories
>dialog to contain one entry pointing to this folder where the databases
are
>extracted to:-
>
>C:\Documents and Settings\User Name\My Documents\GeoIP
>
>I then clicked OK and restarted Wireshark.
>
>When I take a trace and then look in Endpoints, under the IP4 tab, I can
>see the Country, City, AS Number, Longitude & Latitude columns all populated.
>
>However, if I click the map button (with an internet connection) nothing
>happens.
>
>Any idea what I am doing wrong?
>
>Keith French.
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