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I am working in Wireshark book edition 2. I need help with 8.1 lab 42.

asked 2022-08-02 20:01:55 +0000

updated 2022-08-04 09:01:21 +0000

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lab 42: Split a File and Work with Filtered File Sets.

  1. open command prompt. ( I got that part)
  2. navigate to your trace file.... Ok here I had to download a file from the school http-download-c.pcapng. Once its downloaded we have to navigate to the trace file and when I do and use it in the command prompt, I can only open it with Program Files \Wireshark.
  3. we are going to split this file based on the packet count. Type capinfos http-download-c.pcapng. This where I used the Program Files\Wireshark to open file.
  4. Type editcap -c 20000 http-download-c.pcapng http-download-c20000.pcapng when I press enter I get a prompt that I do not have access.

My professor asked me to try to run editcap command in a different location like downloads or documents... I do not know how to do this. can anyone help me

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By default, the ancillary programs in the Wireshark suite such as capinfos and editcap are NOT on the Windows path, so to use them from a command prompt you MUST either provide the full path to the program, e.g. C:\Program Files\Wireshark\editcap.exe or add the Wireshark directory to your path via the multiple methods available to do that.

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answered 2022-08-03 05:53:44 +0000

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Sorry, We are not in the habit of doing your school work for you.

Please read up on how Windows thinks about data files in places reserved for program files. Working on data should be done in your home directory or anothe directory suitable for data.

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