wireshark not capturing ble packets

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asked 2017-09-14 10:08:17 +0200

Hi I am using wireshark 1.10.6, when press 'w' wireshark started but it is not capturing packets. even I select my device then also facing same problem. I waited for some time and then wireshark popup this error. The capture session on "\.\pipe\wireshark_nordic_ble" timed out during pipe open: The semaphore timeout period has expired.(error 121) When I used wireshark without sniffer it is capturing Ethernet packets successfully. Is there any wrong or extra settings I need to do?

details of system I am using windows 10pro x64 sniffer hardware nRF51 dongle 10031 peripheral device nRF51 Dk 10028.

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Are you running sniffer.exe as admin?

Did you see this under Troubleshooting in the User Guide?

Wireshark is not able to display the sniffed packets.

The Sniffer will generate a Wireshark capture file (%APPDATA%\Nordic Semiconductor\capture.pcap) which can be viewed afterwards even if real time viewing is not used. Press s to view the folder with the file.

Petter Myhre ( 2017-09-14 12:35:21 +0200 )editconvert to answer

Hi Petter, Thank you, it working the way mention in the manual. but why packets are not showing when wireshark started through sniffer?

suvarna_kadam ( 2017-09-14 14:35:06 +0200 )editconvert to answer

Unfortunately, I'm not sure why.

Petter Myhre ( 2017-09-14 15:02:42 +0200 )editconvert to answer