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Can you just tell me how can i capture mac addresses using wireshark. I am new to it

when i use ether host "mac address" to get the mac addresses, the software is capturing packets but it is not displaying it.

asked 30 Sep '14, 18:29

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Harish Vaibhav
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The mac address should be visible in the Ethernet (assuming that's the media you are using) dissection in the packet details pane. By default mac addresses are not shown in the columns in the packet list, but you can add columns to show source and destination mac addresses, see this question.

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answered 01 Oct '14, 02:01

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i am using wifi as my media. how can i add columns in wireshark to capture mac ids?

(02 Oct '14, 11:31) Harish Vaibhav

we are doing a project in which we need to determine the number of wifi links to a laptop or mobile phone by capturing the mac ids and counting them. i want to know how this can be implemented using wireshark

(02 Oct '14, 11:38) Harish Vaibhav
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