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is there any way to run Wireshark in "statistics mode", I mean without actually capturing large files? I am only interested in statistics and conversations (who is talking with each other on the network) and I don't want to capture all packets in large files.

I plan to run Wireshark in "statistic mode" for a day or even longer, so a dumpfile would become very large.

Best regards, Volker

asked 24 Jul '15, 02:28

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No, Wireshark (actually, dumpcap) always writes packets to disk. If you need statistics you might want to look at NetFlow collection, which seems to be more what you need.

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answered 24 Jul '15, 03:21

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