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I would like to get logs out of pcap files (the pcap file is converted to windows .txt file using tshark command tshark -V -r {file}) so that i can display these packet capture logs in Splunk. What is the most common,standard, correct way of getting logs out from the pcap files that are converted to windows 7 .txt file especially when i am going to show the logs in the Splunk??

asked 18 Apr '12, 01:42

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edited 18 Apr '12, 01:44


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(18 Apr '12, 02:03) grahamb ♦

Yes sir, i understand. im very sorry about it.

(19 Apr '12, 23:21) misteryuku

No problem, but it motivates folks to answer your questions, and helps others who may have the same question to see an "accepted" answer.

(20 Apr '12, 01:56) grahamb ♦

As per the answers by Guy Harris to your very similar question here, this is really a question for the Splunk folks, not Wireshark.

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answered 18 Apr '12, 01:59

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The standard way to get log files is, as you already said in your question, to use TShark in the fashion you describe:

tshark -V -r {file} >log.txt

as a Windows command.

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answered 18 Apr '12, 11:11

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