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There is lot of tutorials how ho use wireshark to download youtube videos. (search for http GET packet, use follow TCP stream and you have the link)

However it is not working. There is not a single http packet when you launch youtube video.

Any hints?


asked 15 Mar '15, 03:58

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I guess when google bought the youtube they changed the way of broadcasting? Might this be the case:

(16 Mar '15, 06:25) mirrax

Does the URL start with https?

(18 Mar '15, 08:07) Roland

yes it does and https goes red when trying to filter

(18 Mar '15, 08:34) mirrax

If the URL starts with https it means the connection is encrypted, You can't filter for https, you have to use ssl. And you have to decrypt the traffic before you can see any http request. Your best option would be to intercept the traffic with Fiddler.

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answered 18 Mar '15, 11:56

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