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Want to install "Wireshark" on RHEL 7 (x86_64), please let me know where to find this. Also can I see the capture in Windows.

Thanks, Nambiar.

asked 22 Dec '15, 23:08

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With RHEL 7 you have 2 options to get Wireshark; it really depends on how modern a version you want and how much work you're up for. Either:

  1. yum install wireshark wireshark-gnome
  2. (or) download the source, install all the necessary build dependencies, and build your own (basically: ./configure [possibly with some options]; make rpm-package), and then install the resulting RPMs.

(1) is obviously a lot easier but the version you get will be older than you'd get with (2).

Yes, whatever you capture with Wireshark (or tcpdump or dumpcap) on Linux will be readable with Wireshark on Windows.

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answered 23 Dec '15, 06:13

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(So if all you want to do is capture traffic on RHEL 7, and read the captures on Windows, you don't need Wireshark on RHEL 7 - you could use tcpdump.)

(24 Dec '15, 14:24) Guy Harris ♦♦
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