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Name Resolution is not working Wireshark v2.6.5 under Linux

asked 2019-07-31 21:56:57 +0000

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Hi,

I do encounter that Name Resolution is not working Wireshark v2.6.5 under Linux server machine. Currently, the hosts file is under /etc/ directory. I tried many things and even searched some related questions from this forum. However, the issue remained the same.

Please note that I do have Wireshark installed on my computer laptop running window OS, therefore, I know to setup under window enviroment.

Any idea? Thanks in advance

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So it's not resolving any IP addresses to names?

What are the preference settings for "Name Resolution"? Is "Resolve network (IP) addresses" checked?

Guy Harris gravatar imageGuy Harris ( 2019-08-01 04:21:37 +0000 )edit

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answered 2019-08-28 21:42:47 +0000

qv1721 gravatar image

Thank you Guy for comment. I was able to resolve the issue.

Basically, the setting is correct....just the hosts file was not in the proper location/directory since we are running the wireshark server over Linux.

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