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A Wireshark DNS Configuration Profile

For those of you who love Wireshark and are needing to analyze DNS Queries and Responses, we have the profile for you.

Profiles are one of the most important Wireshark capabilities.  Setting up and using different profiles for different environments, protocols, and tasks is a crucial skill that we teach in our Wireshark courses.  Let’s say you went to the Wireshark site and tried to find some!  Suprisingly, here is what you would get:

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Whaaaaat?????

No worries.  We have an answer below:

Let’s look at what you get with this default profile.

Capture Filters

The following capture filters are included:

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Display Filters

Here are the display filters in this profile:

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Colorization:

No Special color rules were added.

Again, all of this is a great starting point.  What do you think we are missing?  What would you add?

Let us know here!

To download this ZIP file click here.  Make sure you unzip it into your personal folders, profiles subdirectory:

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We hope this helps you with IPv6 and Wireshark! 

Got a better one?  Or have a profile you would like to send to us?  Send it to andyw@cellstream.com – thanks in advance – we share profiles here.

Another way to find profiles, click on “Profile” in the tag cloud.

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