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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. https://www.wireshark.org/docs/wsug_html/#ChMaxMindDbPaths

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: https://blog.packet-foo.com/2018/05/w...

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