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I use wireshark in the continuous capture mode, and use multiple files, file name is capture.pcap, the first file name is capture__0000120101226121523.pcap, and then I click 'restart' button, the new file name is capture000012010122612152300001201012261525.pcap , But I need capture00001__20101226121525.pcap, this is my error or wireshark' BUG or wireshark does not support this operation?

asked 25 Jan '11, 04:20

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I just checked this out and I have the same behavior. When restarting a capture to disk capture the file names get messed up. This is something you should enter as a bug.

(25 Jan '11, 09:33) Jasper ♦♦

This is a known bug, initially reported by Stig Bjørlykke back in 2008. Refer to bug 2274.

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answered 21 Mar '11, 22:31

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