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Can I create a short name for interface name?



In the machine I use for sniffinf, there are 7 interfaces. I would like to know whether I can create a short-name for each of those, so that when I want to capture on a specific interface I can select it through short name?

Thanks, Ram.

asked 15 Sep '10, 22:15

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retagged 17 Sep '10, 11:23

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Go to preferences, capture and press the Edit button for Interfaces. Now add a comment to each device you have. This will show up before the device name in the capture options dialog.

answered 15 Sep '10, 23:10

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