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Hi Guys,

I tried to split a 1,3GB pcapng file with following instruction:

editcap -i 60 "input.pcapng" "output.pcapng"

This seems to be working correctly. But If I try to open those splitted files, wireshark just hangs and nothing happens. Somebody any idea?

Greets Kay

asked 10 Jan '17, 08:24

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edited 10 Jan '17, 08:27

can you try splitting by packet number using "-c" instead, e.g. "-c 100000" to see if that works?

(11 Jan '17, 14:31) Jasper ♦♦

i've tried that also, but with the same result.

(11 Jan '17, 23:39) rocKay

Could you post a 'capinfos' analysis of one such file? Even better, are you able to share one such split up file?

(12 Jan '17, 02:05) Jaap ♦

Splitted File

Alright, attached one of the splitted files.

(12 Jan '17, 03:14) rocKay

I got no problem opening the file with Wireshark 2.2.2 on Linux x64. On which OS are you running your test?

(12 Jan '17, 08:54) Pascal Quantin

Running on Win7 x64. I've tried again and after a very long time the record opened also for me. But that was really much longer than opening the original 1,3GB one. I get "Wireshark (no reaction)" in the program and it seems to hang.

(13 Jan '17, 01:14) rocKay

For the heck of it, you could try to write (via "-F pcap") a .pcap file instead of the default .pcapng file?

(17 Jan '17, 12:23) cmaynard ♦♦
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