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I captured traffic for a specific subnet, I need to be able to filter the output, and save the results so I can send the files off to the manufacturer.

Wireshark ver. 1.4.1


Capture filter: net

This captured a lot of packets, since I needed it to run until a failure in the hardware occurred, and it is random when they fail.

Once I stopped the filter, I can then use a display filter to track one of the devices on that subnet


Display Filter: ip.addr ==

The display changes to show just that IP, but I want to be able to save just those packets, to send to manufacturer.

Anyone have any ideas?


asked 03 Aug '11, 09:35

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edited 28 Feb '12, 20:18

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If you're working in the GUI, simply click File > Save As. Browse to the location where you'd like to save your file, and enter a file name. In the "Packet Range" box, select "All packets" on the left and "Displayed" at the top. Click "Save."

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answered 03 Aug '11, 19:32

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In the Wireshark Gui (1.12.8) 'File > Save As' would be 'File > Export Specified Packets' to get to that "Packet Range" box. Otherwise that is the way to go.

(29 Oct '15, 01:39) MOd24

Nevermind, I got it.

Jasper had the answer.

tshark -r <chunkfile##> -R "ip.addr eq XX.XX.XX.XX" -w <filteredfile##>

here is the post

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answered 03 Aug '11, 09:47

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