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tshark: How do I convert pcap to compressed pcapng?

asked 2018-07-16 22:20:05 +0000

How do I from the command line convert a standard uncompressed pcap file to a compressed pcapng file? None of the manual entries I can find explain how to do the same pcapng compression offered in the save dialogues in the GUI version of Wireshark.

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answered 2018-07-17 03:39:05 +0000

Guy Harris gravatar image

At least on a system with a gzip command, you can do it with

editcap -F pcapng {pcap file} - | gzip >{gzipped pcapng file}
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