Folder Wireshark Profiles Repository

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Since March 2017 - Over 100,000 Downloads!

Welcome Fellow Packet Analysts/Sniffers, Network Troubleshooters, and Wireshark geeks!

We have been asked countless times over the years to share, and provide a sharing place for, Wireshark Profiles.  You can also find these profiles on Github: https://github.com/amwalding/wireshark_profiles 

Wireshark profiles allow you, the user, to customize the Wireshark GUI, to tune Wireshark, to a particular protocol, to a particular view, or to a particular task.  This is accomplished by changing preferences, color rules, display and capture filters, columns and contents, and much more.

As most of you who are Wireshark users know, this is perhaps the most important capability of Wireshark that speeds troubleshooting and elimination of false positives.  Check out this video on the power of Wireshark Profiles:

 Yet there are almost no repositories for Wireshark profiles.  

What????

In fact, I just attended a Wireshark related Webinar where one of the presenters said (and I quote exactly) they "do not like sharing profiles", because, they said "you don't know what things have been set in the profiles that you yourself have not created"!

What????

Sounds to me like always starting from scratch is a great way to dive up consulting hours and limiting knowledge share.

I mean, I get the point, someone could sneak something into the profile that is bad.  So you should be wary of this.  You should unzip a zipped profile and make sure it only contains TXT files.  That said, this is no reason to not share profiles.  It's like saying you should not use open source software because you never know who inserted something into the code.  Possible, but in the long run, as long as you are watchful and wary, this thinking is ridiculous.  

We try to state below what changes we have made, additions to, etc. the profiles we offer.  WE DO NOT POST ANYTHING WE WOULD CONSIDER SHADY.

How To Use Our Repository Profiles

It is now super easy to add our profiles to your Wireshark system.

Simply download the profile you want (they are all zipped).

Then from your Wireshark GUI, right click on the lower right corner of the Wireshark GUI - in the Profile box:

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Then simply select: Import> from zip file, and pick the file from your downloads directory:

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Done!  Now you can switch to the profile and check it out!

We have always shared our profiles, but we have never opened up a place for others to share back!  So after much consideration, we have decided to give this a try!  

Contribute to Our Profile Repository

We have always had the position that it would be unsafe to simply open this up to anyone who wishes to upload anything.  So if you wish to contribute a profile, or you modify/improve one of these profiles, please zip up the profile and email me (andyw@cellstream.com)!  I will post sent profiles here.

Also, feel free to browse our other Wireshark related articles and information here!

Click on the Title to get more information, or click on the download button to the right to simply download the ZIP

Documents

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archive A Better Default Profile (for Wireshark ver 3.4.0 and later) (6807 downloads) Popular Download (zip, 55 KB)
archive A Better Default profile with Packet Diagram (for v3.4.0 and later) (1567 downloads) Download (zip, 56 KB)
archive A Minimal Dissector Profile for Wireshark (3658 downloads) Popular Download (zip, 51 KB)
archive A Wireshark TCP Troubleshooting Profile (Wireshark 3.4.0 and onwards) (6689 downloads) Popular Download (zip, 58 KB)
archive A Profile that simply turns off IP and TCP Checksum Validation (3159 downloads) Popular Download (zip, 1 KB)
archive A Wireshark TCP IPv6 Focused Troubleshooting Profile (Wireshark 3.4.0 and onwards) (5917 downloads) Popular Download (zip, 59 KB)
archive IPv6 Default Profile (for Wireshark 3.4.0 and onwards) (3514 downloads) Popular Download (zip, 54 KB)
archive IPv6 Router Advertisement (RA) Profile (for Wireshark 3.4.0 and onwards) (3258 downloads) Popular Download (zip, 52 KB)
archive IPv6 Neighbor Solicitation (NS) Profile (for Wireshark 3.4.0 and onwards) (3270 downloads) Popular Download (zip, 52 KB)
archive IPv6 Neighbor Advertisement (NA) Profile (for Wireshark 3.4.0 and onwards) (3180 downloads) Popular Download (zip, 51 KB)
archive Basic BGP Profile for Wireshark (3516 downloads) Popular Download (zip, 44 KB)
archive Basic MPLS LDP Profile for Wireshark (3167 downloads) Popular Download (zip, 2 KB)
archive WLAN Wi-Fi Timing Profile (1632 downloads) Download (zip, 56 KB)
archive WLAN Wi-Fi Security Profile (1669 downloads) Download (zip, 57 KB)
archive A Better Default profile with Redaction (for v3.4.0 and later) (1211 downloads) Download (zip, 57 KB)
archive WLAN Wi-Fi Troubleshooting Profile (5544 downloads) Popular Download (zip, 57 KB)
archive A Wireshark Profile for IPv4 focus (Wireshark 3.4.0 and onwards) (3905 downloads) Popular Download (zip, 55 KB)
archive A Simple TCP Profile (3848 downloads) Popular Download (zip, 43 KB)
archive Jaspers Default Profile (2678 downloads) Download (zip, 46 KB)
archive Jeff Carrell's IPv6 Profile (1595 downloads) Download (zip, 53 KB)
archive An Ethernet VLAN Profile - focus on 802.1q (3719 downloads) Popular Download (zip, 52 KB)
archive A Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) Profile (3554 downloads) Popular Download (zip, 51 KB)
archive A Simple HTTP Profile (3933 downloads) Popular Download (zip, 49 KB)
archive An ICMP for Traceroute Analysis in IPv4 Networks Profile (3485 downloads) Popular Download (zip, 54 KB)
archive A Session Initialization Protocol (SIP) Profile for VoIP analysis in Wireshark (4513 downloads) Popular Download (zip, 54 KB)
archive A Session Description Protocol (SDP) Profile for VoIP Analysis (3890 downloads) Popular Download (zip, 45 KB)
archive A Real Time Control Protocol RTCP profile for VoIP analysis in Wireshark (4014 downloads) Popular Download (zip, 47 KB)
archive A Real Time Protocol (RTP) profile for VoIP analysis in Wireshark (4338 downloads) Popular Download (zip, 49 KB)
archive A VoIP QoS profile for analysis in Wireshark (3893 downloads) Popular Download (zip, 50 KB)
archive TRANSUM Default Profile - perfect for the new Wireshark 2.4 and onwards (2482 downloads) Download (zip, 46 KB)
archive HTTPS/TLS Profile (updated for Wireshark 3.4.0 and onward) (4543 downloads) Popular Download (zip, 51 KB)
archive An OpenFlow protocol Profile (2582 downloads) Download (zip, 46 KB)
archive An ARP Protocol focus Profile for Wireshark (4040 downloads) Popular Download (zip, 49 KB)
archive A DNS Profile for Wireshark (4825 downloads) Popular Download (zip, 57 KB)
archive A SMB protocol Profile for Wireshark (3876 downloads) Popular Download (zip, 47 KB)
archive An Ethernet L2 Profile (Wireshark 3.4.0 an onwards) (2430 downloads) Download (zip, 55 KB)
archive IETF QUIC Protocol Profile (1821 downloads) Download (zip, 49 KB)
archive GQUIC Protocol Profile (3328 downloads) Popular Download (zip, 45 KB)
archive DHCPv4 Profile (1987 downloads) Download (zip, 48 KB)
archive USB Capture Profile (1592 downloads) Download (zip, 47 KB)
archive TFTP Protocol Profile with Packet Diagram (Wireshark v3.3.0 and later) (1126 downloads) Download (zip, 54 KB)
archive Deep Space Networking: a DTN profile from Laura Chappell (1029 downloads) Download (zip, 49 KB)
archive A Security Focus Profile (not Wireless Security) (510 downloads) Download (zip, 53 KB)
archive 5G SCTP Profile (318 downloads) Download (zip, 56 KB)
archive 5G Diameter Protocol Profile (310 downloads) Download (zip, 56 KB)
archive A profile specifically for Check Point Firewalls (90 downloads) Download (zip, 52 KB)

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