Creating custom column (Wireless)- Wireshark

If you are doing wireless network analysis with Wireshark, SSID information is important information to distinguish networks.  In this article I will also show you how to add a special column for the SSID value to Wireshark.

It will suffice to follow the instructions described below.

  • Edit – Preferences (Ctrl + P)
  • Click Columns (Left side)
  • Click plus(+)
  • Add “Title, Type, Fields”

Title: SSID

Type: Custom

Fields: wlan_mgt.ssid

~ After configuration


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