[vbox-dev] Cannot Live-capture VirtualBox network packets with Wireshark

Alexey Eromenko al4321 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 7 19:26:22 GMT 2011

Wireshark guys recommended me to use FIFO / named pipes.

$ mkfifo /tmp/pipe
$ VBoxManage modifyvm "my VM" --nictrace1 on
$ VBoxManage modifyvm "my VM" --nictracefile1 /tmp/pipe
$ wireshark -k -i /tmp/pipe

I get:
"Unrecognized libpcap format"

Does VBox generate pcap files correctly ?

-Alexey Eromenko "Technologov"

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