Today I was sent a WireShark trace for performance analysis. To help my analysis I wanted to convert the IP addresses in the trace to a more meaning names like the ones shown in the screenshot.
To do this I needed to create a host file and place that in the WireShark AppData directory. For me it would be:
The host file should be just like the windows host file with the IP listed in the following format:
The changes take effect when you next load a capture file…