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wireshark built-in database

asked 2017-11-05 06:42:15 +0000

mahsa gravatar image

hi i want to connect to wireshark db if it has any buily-in db. as u know some application like zabbix has a built-in db which lat u connect to it through some programming language and query that db. is the things true for wireshark?

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answered 2017-11-05 23:15:53 +0000

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Wireshark is primarily a packet dissection engine (with a whole lot of fancy stuff around it). That means that whenever it needs data to be represented (e.g. the packet list, or packet details of a packet, or statistics on a capture) it runs the dissection engine with the packets from the capture file in the context required. So even though data structures are maintained to keep track of certain aspects, there's no concept of a database with dissection results. These are produced as needed, when needed.

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