What Is Lua Scripting?


What Is Lua Scripting? – Prior to this point, working with Wireshark routinely meant using the graphical interface, and just the occasional mention of its command-line interface, TShark. The reason we leverage the command line so much is to employ scripting. This chapter is centered around a scripting language, Lua, which you will find uncovers a lot more potential in Wireshark. Lua allows you to perform tasks specific to capturing or analyzing packets, and to extend Wireshark, both at the command line and in the GUI. What Is Lua Scripting?…

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