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Is there a setting in Wireshark that stops the interface on the monitoring pc from sending packets back to the network? When I am capturing data I see messages from my interface and the corresponding replies that are not relevant to the capture data.


asked 11 Apr '15, 03:01

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It depends on the OS, but on Windows, remove all check marks from the protocol bindings on the network capture card settings. That way neither IPv4, IPv6 or any of the other items should be enabled, and the card stays quiet.

On Linux, just make sure that the capture card has no IP address, which should help forcing it to stay quiet.

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answered 11 Apr '15, 03:11

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