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name resolution / Wireshark hosts file
From: Stuart Kendrick <skendric () fhcrc org>
Date: Thu, 15 Aug 2013 15:02:33 -0700

OK, so I've created a hosts file:    Me   # My PC

in C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Wireshark

Under Preferences ... Name Resolution ... I have checked "Resolve
network (IP) addresses"

I close Wireshark, re-open it, capture traffic from my machine ... no
addresses are resolved ... I see IP addresses only.

If I check Preferences ... Name Resolution ...  'Use an external network
name resolver', then I see IP name resolution results from DNS ... but I
don't want that ... I only want name resolution from my personal hosts
file ...

What am I missing?


Stuart Kendrick

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