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Hi, I'm running a VM on my host, its network configuration is bridged networking (virtualbox). I'm testing an application that sends packets on host and guest. It's basically a ping and a response. I have wireshark on both host and guest, on the guest it captures properly the packets sent and received to/from the host IP, but on the host wireshark doesn't capture the packets sent to the guest IP (they exist, as they are captured as inbound packet in guest). Maybe the bridged networking configuration conflicts with winpcap? If I'm right, is there any solution? Thank you

asked 29 Oct '15, 01:56

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There have been other reports about problems with capturing data on bridged Virtualbox interfaces.

https://www.google.com/?q=site:ask.wireshark.org+virtualbox+bridge

Please run Wireshark in the virtual machine and capture the whole traffic there. That seems to work well.

See also my answer to similar questions:

https://ask.wireshark.org/questions/24181/unable-to-catch-websocket-traffic-both-directions
https://ask.wireshark.org/questions/41843/live-traffic-capture-of-two-vms-running-in-virtualbox

Regards
Kurt

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answered 29 Oct '15, 04:19

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