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Encountering an error when starting a new capture on Mac OSX


I am encountering an error "You didn't specify an interface on which to capture packets" when clicking on the Start new Live capture.

How do I setup a new Interface? I might be missing something obvious.


asked 08 Nov '10, 11:01

loganwol's gravatar image

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Can you capture by clicking Start from the capture interfaces window? (Capture > Interfaces - click Start next to the interface that appears to be seeing traffic." If no interfaces appear, then you can't capture traffic.

answered 11 Nov '10, 17:20

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I am also having the same problem and yes the interface also doesn't appear, so any solution??

(25 Apr '12, 09:30) b_kedar