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Re: [Wireshark-dev] how to collect packets when the communication is on the same machine?

From: Guy Harris <guy_at_nospam>
Date: Tue Oct 12 2010 - 21:41:30 GMT
To: Developer support list for Wireshark <wireshark-dev@wireshark.org>

On Oct 12, 2010, at 2:34 PM, Wang, Xiaodong wrote:

> Currently, I need to catch the packets locally from one port to another. But I runs the WireShark and it seems that there is no packets recorded even I did send packets through the application. Do I have to configure somewhere else in the WireShark to do so?

Whether you can capture traffic between two processes on the same machine, and how you do it, depends on the operating system you're running on the machine:

        http://wiki.wireshark.org/CaptureSetup/Loopback

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