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Has anyone been able to virtualize Wireshark and PCAP utilizing thinstall from VMWare without requiring installation of the PCAP on the main OS?

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Hmmm... it's similar to boxedapp.... – MastAvalons Jan 27 '12 at 21:17

Because of the way VMWare Thinstall or ThinApp work,
it is not likely you will get the full Wireshark functionality.

If you can install Wireshark within the ThinApp,
you may get the deep inspection ability of the tool,
But, will not be able to tap any communication not normally reaching the ThinApp system.
For example communications of the native OS with the network.

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