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Wireshark Revealed: Essential Skills for IT Professionals by Charit Mishra, Yoram Orzach, James H Baxter

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Wireshark profiles

As we have covered the numerous Wireshark configuration options that are saved in specific files, such as cfilters for Capture Filters, dfilters for Display Filters, colorfilters for Coloring Rules, and preferences for preferences settings, it was mentioned that these files were saved in one of your Personal configuration directories, but I have left a full explanation of profiles and these configuration directories until now so that you would better understand what makes up a profile and why they are useful.

A profile is a collection of Wireshark configuration files customized for your specific needs and tastes in capture and display filters, coloring rules, columns and layouts, and so on for the particular environment you are ...

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