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How to Capture a Network Trace without Installing Wireshark on a Windows OS? (Doc ID 2672066.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 23, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 10.3.6 and later
Generic Windows


When there is an network issue between client and server, it often uses Wireshark to capture trace.Wireshark is a wonderful tool that is easy to use, but there are times when its use may be limited.For Example:

Wireshark needs to be installed. In some organizations, the User doesn’t have Admin rights to install new programs on the desktop.
Wireshark is known to use a lot of memory during capture, it could eat up most of the available memory of your computer.

That’s when a tool like Microsoft’s netsh utility is necessary.
This article only shows how to capture a trace by netsh utility. For other details, please refer to netsh documentation on website -


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