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how to i put the mmdb files into wireshark 2.5.1?

asked 2018-04-03 21:52:11 +0000

hi, i just painfully went through the process of getting the developer copy of wireshark due to a weird bug that caused me to highlight and scroll anything that i hovered my mouse over. the only problem is you guys took the geolite database support away and replaced that with MMDB file support. i have the mmdb files that i need, but cant seem to find the setting let alone the folder or location to choose the mmdb files. can you guys please help me?

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every time i try to click on it for the path it exits wireshark

hunter1536 gravatar imagehunter1536 ( 2018-04-03 22:14:29 +0000 )edit

oh, i forgot to mention my operating system. i am using Kali 2018.1

hunter1536 gravatar imagehunter1536 ( 2018-04-03 22:41:43 +0000 )edit

MaxMind stopped distributing GeoLite Legacy databases in April 2018, which probably explains things.

Do you need to understand where to place the mmdb files? That's also covered in the link above.

matty gravatar imagematty ( 2018-04-04 17:33:25 +0000 )edit

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answered 2018-05-15 18:45:42 +0000

Please have a look at this tutorial here:

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