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On my computer, I have a hosts file in my personal preference folder. I've shown it to a colleague that has a quite new installed version of Wireshark and the file does not exist on his computer. Sames situation for 3 other people I've asked to test.

Is this file automatically created when I create for example a new profile ?

asked 17 May '16, 12:52

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That file is not created by Wireshark. Someone must have manually created the file at some point--maybe in the distant past.

(The file is read by Wireshark and if it's in a profile then if you copy that profile presumably it would be copied to the new profile. But Wireshark doesn't create it.)

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answered 18 May '16, 07:11

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