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Hi All,

I am new to networking and using wire shark and I am trying to decrypt SSL/TLS traffic, but I don't see either the Frame or Decrypted SSL data tabs at the bottom of the screen.

I am using WS version 2.2.1.

Any help would be great.


asked 16 Dec '16, 05:47

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edited 16 Dec '16, 05:49

What have you tried?

(19 Dec '16, 10:41) Lekensteyn


I was following this tutorial:

But get stuck at the point 6 the part where I need to click on the decrypt SSL TLS data tab as I don't have one, looking at the screen shot in the tutorial I don't have a frame tab either.

(20 Dec '16, 06:52) Adam-C

It would seem that decryption has failed for you. What is the cipher in use? Have you confirmed it's not a DH one? See the note at the top of the tutorial.

There is also the Wireshark wiki page on SSL that has some test captures that can be decrypted, see here.

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answered 20 Dec '16, 07:18

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(I converted Graham's comment to an answer because, generically, it is an answer: decryption has likely failed. To know the specific reason we'd need to see the capture file.)

(03 Jan '17, 15:16) JeffMorriss ♦
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