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Hi, I have SSL packet capture and i want wireshark to decode the SSL traffic, for that i need RSA private key.Can anyone help me how to get that key from my SSL capture.

Thanks JK

asked 04 Sep '11, 20:33

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The private key cannot be extracted from the captured trace. It must be provided by you to decrypt the traffic. The private key is, um, 'private', and must be provided by the owner of the key, or obtained through some other means.

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answered 04 Sep '11, 21:53

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Hi Griff , Can you guide me, how to obtain RSA key..

(04 Sep '11, 22:15) JK7

Hi Griff , Can you guide me, how to obtain RSA key..

(04 Sep '11, 22:18) JK7

You have to call the administrator of the server and explain why you need the key. Depending on the purpose of the site and the security policy you will either get the key or not.

You may want to use common sense to determine whether a call to the administrator is worth it or not (or even harmful to your carreer).

(04 Sep '11, 23:45) SYN-bit ♦♦
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