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I'm running Wireshark 1.4.1 on Windows 7 x64. I'm trying to enable SNMP decodes, but can't.

Under Preferences - Name Resolution, I've got the options for Enable OID Resolution and Suppress SMI Errors, but both have the entry "N/A", I can't check / uncheck them. I also don't have an SNMP directory under the Wireshark system directory.

This is a brand new install and I've tried uninstalling / reinstalling. Am I missing a module? I didn't see anything in the installer.

So, what do I need to do to enable SNMP decodes with MIBs?


asked 09 Nov '10, 08:01

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edited 23 Jan '12, 12:30

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Wireshark needs libsmi to do that. There's no 64bit version of that library yet. To make it work install 32bit Wireshark.

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answered 09 Nov '10, 13:59

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FYI, libsmi supports 64-bit now.

$ file /usr/lib/ 
/usr/lib/ ELF 64-bit LSB shared object, x86-64, version 1 (SYSV), dynamically linked, BuildID[sha1]=0x56bff7c8275830abed32367f5256ef8a8e432a8a, stripped

I'm on Arch Linux using this package.

(23 Jan '12, 11:01) mitch_feaster

The question refers to Windows, not Linux. However libsmi has now been added to Windows 64 bit, but from the 1.6.5 release notes it would appear that it is only available in the 1.7 development releases.

(23 Jan '12, 12:04) grahamb ♦
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