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I want to use wireshark to monitor the network of my computer, it should be 7X24. I hope that if wireshark sniffed certain packets thus send the alert email to me. Is it possible to do that? How can I do that?

asked 24 Feb '14, 00:36

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(24 Feb '14, 04:30) Jaap ♦

Not really, Wireshark (and the rest of the Wireshark suite) is a packet analyzer, not a traffic monitoring system.

While you could cobble something together using dumpcap (neither Wireshark or tshark are suited to continuous capture as they will run out of memory) and post capture scripts to send emails, IMHO you will be much better off looking for another solution that better fits your requirements.

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answered 24 Feb '14, 02:45

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