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Hi All,

I have successfully configured remote interfaces using rpcdap on remote Linux server from my windows machine. However I have notice that once I configure the remote interfaces when I close wireshark and reopen it it disappears. Is there a way to save this configuration as I have multiple servers and would hate to input them every time.

I know from the wireshark documentation it states for remote interfaces that "In contrast to the local interfaces they are not saved in the "Preferences" file". I was hoping that there might be some other file it should be saved in or a hack of sorts.

Thanks in advance, Jordan

asked 23 Jan '13, 07:22

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Unfortunately, no, there's no file that they're saved in.

They should probably be saved transparently in the "recent" file, rather than as an explicitly-saved preference. Please file a request for enhancement at the Wireshark bugzilla.

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answered 23 Jan '13, 17:07

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But I remember that in old versions the configured remote interfaces did not vanish.

(07 Feb '13, 06:44) Wire-Rob

No need for another bug; this request is already tracked as bug 8557.

(27 Oct '16, 06:34) JeffMorriss ♦
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