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wireshark time synchronization

Posted on 2014-03-13
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I'm using 2 separate Windows machines with Wireshark installed for capturing traffic
in a few network points. The problem is that every machine has a different RTC time (even if the difference is a few seconds).
I heard that you can synchronize the time in Wireshark so that all the traces have the same time. How do you do that? Thanks
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You can NTP.  But what resolution are you looking for?
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I don't think Wireshark can.  

What you need to do is have all of the various network points you are capturing from sync their time using NTP.
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I would recommend NTP, too. See this article for more info ...
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