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I'm new to Wireshark, so forgive me if the question is dumb.

If I have a log data (say from Apache). Can I feed it to Wireshark so I can analyze it? If it requires writing a plugin, I can do that.

asked 05 Feb '15, 03:41

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If you write the plugin to do so, then sure.

If you want to write the plugin in C-code, you might want to look at the code in logcat_text.c to get an idea of how to do it. If you want to write it in Lua, you might want to look at the acme_file.lua script.

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answered 05 Feb '15, 11:24

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While wireshark is awsome and super powerful, it's probably not right tool for the job with logs.

I'd recommend using ELK stack [elasticsearch, logstash and kibana ] for processing logs

http://www.elasticsearch.org/

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answered 06 Feb '15, 01:35

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