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how to increase character length in a custom column

asked 2018-06-14 14:29:44 +0000

Currently I have set filters and created a custom data column however teh character length is truncated in view. This would not be an issue however when exporting to csv the data is still truncated. See example: "201","59.769685","","","TCP","79","551757002c0000000000180000008d02de000d00d300d600...","57346 → 50000 [PSH, ACK] Seq=2224 Ack=1 Win=8192 Len=25"

The data field is exported as: 551757002c0000000000180000008d02de000d00d300d600... instead of all the actual data bytes

Actual data length, bytes, is longer and variable but only 24 are exported. I have increased column width and gone as far as looking at actual wireshark config files in %appdata%wireshark to no avail. Exporting to text provides data but not in a cleanly usable format. Any help in this would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

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answered 2018-06-14 15:00:00 +0000

cmaynard gravatar image

See my answer to the question, "Packet data being truncated in Columns" on the old OSQA ask site.

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Thanks for the help!

dwgir79 gravatar imagedwgir79 ( 2018-06-15 12:33:44 +0000 )edit

I know in the answer to the question "Packet data being truncated in Columns", you provided one solution as changing the column length and recompiling the Wireshark program. Since I don't know how to recompile the program, could I ask for your HELP? Could you set #define COL_MAX_LEN 1024 in column-info.h, and then recompile it for me and send me the install file for a Windows 10 PC? I'd appreciate it!

THANK YOU cmaynard!

Upskill Create gravatar imageUpskill Create ( 2019-04-24 17:19:50 +0000 )edit

Since I don't know how to recompile the program ... yet.

Compiling Wireshark yourself for the first time may seem like a daunting task, but the documentation should help you and the Wireshark community can provide further assistance if needed. If you refer to the Wireshark Developer's Guide Section 2.2 Win32/64: Step-by-Step- Guide and follow the steps very carefully, you will be compiling Wireshark yourself before you know it.

cmaynard gravatar imagecmaynard ( 2019-04-27 16:17:35 +0000 )edit

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