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How does mac os open multiple cap packets?

asked 2019-05-29 06:44:29 +0000

My mac os version is 10.13.6 and the Wireshark version is 3.0.1. Currently in my system, I can't open multiple cap/pcap files at the same time, only one at the same time.How can I open multiple files at the same time? Thanks.

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answered 2019-05-30 17:46:16 +0000

Guy Harris gravatar image

Wireshark does not support having multiple capture files open in the same process, so it can't fully function as a standard macOS application.

If Wireshark is installed in /Applications/Wireshark.app, and you have a small shell script called, for example, "wsopen":

#! /bin/sh
/Applications/Wireshark.app/Contents/MacOS/Wireshark "[email protected]"&

in your $PATH, you could open multiple files from the command line with wsopen {file path}. (If there were a Launch Services command-line tool to find the path of an app, that could be made to use the installed path even if it isn't /Applications/Wireshark.app.)

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Good thanks, already solved。

zhangguorong gravatar imagezhangguorong ( 2019-05-31 03:36:16 +0000 )edit
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answered 2019-05-29 07:14:20 +0000

SYN-bit gravatar image

You can open multiple copies of Wireshark from a terminal window with the command: open -n -a /Applications/Wireshark.app.

Unfortunately I don't know of a way to open multiple copies by opening pcaps from the finder.

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ok,thanks.

zhangguorong gravatar imagezhangguorong ( 2019-05-31 03:42:52 +0000 )edit

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