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Using Wireshark, how would I able to resolve server from DNS?

asked 20 Sep '15, 04:56

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edited 21 Sep '15, 00:12

Start a capture on the correct interface using the capture filter "port 53", and then force your computer to lookup up a name, e.g. from a command line use (Windows) nslookup or (Linux) dig

Your computer might have cached the name so to force a lookup, try a name you haven't visited for a while.

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answered 20 Sep '15, 05:21

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