This is our old Q&A Site. Please post any new questions and answers at ask.wireshark.org.

How do I change the capture options, so that only the first 120 bytes of each data packet is collected?

asked 29 Feb '16, 07:40

Shannon%20Eakins's gravatar image

Shannon Eakins
1222
accept rate: 0%


Presuming you're using the New 2.x Qt version, then in the capture options dialog, double click the Snaplen filed for the interface you wish to capture on and adjust the number as you require.

If using the legacy GTK+ version, then double click on the row for the interface you wish to capture on, and in the resulting dialog, check the box for "Limit each packet to" and then enter the number as you require.

permanent link

answered 29 Feb '16, 08:09

grahamb's gravatar image

grahamb ♦
19.8k330206
accept rate: 22%

Your answer
toggle preview

Follow this question

By Email:

Once you sign in you will be able to subscribe for any updates here

By RSS:

Answers

Answers and Comments

Markdown Basics

  • *italic* or _italic_
  • **bold** or __bold__
  • link:[text](http://url.com/ "title")
  • image?![alt text](/path/img.jpg "title")
  • numbered list: 1. Foo 2. Bar
  • to add a line break simply add two spaces to where you would like the new line to be.
  • basic HTML tags are also supported

Question tags:

×32

question asked: 29 Feb '16, 07:40

question was seen: 2,142 times

last updated: 29 Feb '16, 08:09

p​o​w​e​r​e​d by O​S​Q​A