Want to install "Wireshark" on RHEL 7 (x86_64), please let me know where to find this. Also can I see the capture in Windows.

Thanks, Nambiar.

asked 22 Dec '15, 23:08

Nambiar's gravatar image

accept rate: 0%

edited 23 Dec '15, 06:24

JeffMorriss's gravatar image

JeffMorriss ♦

With RHEL 7 you have 2 options to get Wireshark; it really depends on how modern a version you want and how much work you're up for. Either:

  1. yum install wireshark wireshark-gnome
  2. (or) download the source, install all the necessary build dependencies, and build your own (basically: ./configure [possibly with some options]; make rpm-package), and then install the resulting RPMs.

(1) is obviously a lot easier but the version you get will be older than you'd get with (2).

Yes, whatever you capture with Wireshark (or tcpdump or dumpcap) on Linux will be readable with Wireshark on Windows.


answered 23 Dec '15, 06:13

JeffMorriss's gravatar image

JeffMorriss ♦
accept rate: 26%

(So if all you want to do is capture traffic on RHEL 7, and read the captures on Windows, you don't need Wireshark on RHEL 7 - you could use tcpdump.)

(24 Dec '15, 14:24) Guy Harris ♦♦
Your answer
toggle preview

Follow this question

By Email:

Once you sign in you will be able to subscribe for any updates here



Answers and Comments

Markdown Basics

  • *italic* or _italic_
  • **bold** or __bold__
  • link:[text](http://url.com/ "Title")
  • image?![alt text](/path/img.jpg "Title")
  • numbered list: 1. Foo 2. Bar
  • to add a line break simply add two spaces to where you would like the new line to be.
  • basic HTML tags are also supported



Asked: 22 Dec '15, 23:08

Seen: 818 times

Last updated: 24 Dec '15, 14:24

p​o​w​e​r​e​d by O​S​Q​A