Wireshark Installation using Intune Deployment Step-By-Step Guide

Hello, All of You There!!! In this post, let’s learn Wireshark Installation using Intune Deployment. In this Intune application deployment guide, we will help you with Wireshark deployment and uploading an MSI in Intune Admin center.

The Wireshark packet analyzer is a free and open-source program. In addition to network troubleshooting, analysis, and developing software and communications protocols. Intune application model is the way of deploying complex applications in the modern world.

Wireshark is the world’s foremost and widely-used network protocol analyzer of deep inspection of hundreds of protocols, with more being added all the time. Wireshark has a rich feature set that includes Live capture, offline analysis, and more.

It also provides decryption support for many protocols, including IPsec, ISAKMP, Kerberos, SNMPv3, SSL/TLS, WEP, and WPA/WPA2. Also, with the help of Wireshark, coloring rules can be applied to the packet list for quick, intuitive analysis.

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Wireshark Installation Using Intune

Follow the steps below to upload the MSI file for deploying Wireshark using Intune. To start with the Intune line-of-business app package creation, keep the downloaded Wireshark-win64-3.6.9.msi setup installation file in the appropriate location.

One can easily download the latest Installer directly from Wireshark’s official site. They have provided different setups for different environments. One can easily differentiate and choose the right setup for Windows.

  • Sign in to the Microsoft Intune admin center https://endpoint.microsoft.com/
  • Here you have two options to jump into the Application creation. Select Apps > All apps > you can navigate to Apps > Windows > Windows Apps.
Wireshark Installation Using Intune Application Model Fig.1
Wireshark Installation Using Intune Application Model Fig.1

In the Select app type pane, under the Other app types, select Line-of-business app and click Select.

Wireshark Installation Using Intune Application Model Fig.2
Wireshark Installation Using Intune Application Model Fig.2

Now in the Add app pane, click Select app package file. Select the browse button. Then, select the downloaded application MSI file. Once you select the app file, The app details appear with Name, Platform, Size, and context. When you’re finished, select OK on the App package file pane.

Wireshark Installation Using Intune Application Model Fig.3
Wireshark Installation Using Intune Application Model Fig.3

Enter the Name of the App (For Example – Wireshark), and Enter the description of the app. Enter the Publisher name – Microsoft and Command-line arguments – Optionally, enter any command-line arguments you want to apply to the .msi file when it runs.

  • App install context – Select App install context as Device. This specifies the install context to be associated with this app. For dual-mode apps, select the desired context for this app. For all other apps, this is pre-selected based on the package and cannot be modified.
  • Ignore app version – Select Yes for apps that are automatically updated by the app developer (such as Google Chrome, Zoom).

Also, Upload an icon for the app. When users browse the company portal, this icon is displayed with the app. In this section, you can provide additional information about the application and click Next.

Wireshark Installation Using Intune Application Model Fig.4
Wireshark Installation Using Intune Application Model Fig.4

Scope tags are filtering options provided in Intune to ease the admin jobs. In the scope tag section, you will get an option to configure scope tags for the application. Click on Next.

Wireshark Installation Using Intune Application Model Fig.5
Wireshark Installation Using Intune Application Model Fig.5

Under Assignments, In Included groups, click Add groups and then choose Select groups to include one or more groups to which you want to deploy Wireshark, Click Next to continue.

Wireshark Installation Using Intune Application Model Fig.6
Wireshark Installation Using Intune Application Model Fig.6

During the application creation process, you will see the details you provided. You can add the app to Intune by reviewing your settings and selecting Create.

Wireshark Installation Using Intune Application Model Fig.7
Wireshark Installation Using Intune Application Model Fig.7

You will see the status Uploading is in progress for the Wireshark app – When will it be completed? The speed of the internet connection and the size of the application determine how long it takes.

We recommend waiting a while for the upload process to complete, and you can check the progress by clicking on the Notifications icon. You will receive the status “Upload finished” once the package has been uploaded and finished.

Monitor Wireshark Deployment from Intune Portal

Where is the folder where Intune downloads the applications before it installs on a Windows device? Intune cache folder location, how to find out cache folder location. Check more details Cache Folder Windows 10 MDM Agent LOB Applications.

During the installation of an application, select the application, then select Monitor, where you can check the device and user check-in status. You can view additional details by clicking on the Device install status or User install status links.

Wireshark Installation Using Intune Application Model Fig.8
Wireshark Installation Using Intune Application Model Fig.8

End User ExperienceWireshark Installation using Intune

Now to check whether the application is assigned to the targeted device successfully or not, we need to log in to that machine. After doing so, we need to open the Company Portal and check. As you see below in the image, it’s showing there.

Wireshark Installation Using Intune Application Model Fig.9
Wireshark Installation Using Intune Application Model Fig.9

So the above picture clearly depicts that the Wireshark application creation and assignment using Intune is successful. Also, the Wireshark is successfully installed on the machine on which we assigned it.

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Abhinav Rana is working as an SCCM Admin. He loves to help the community by sharing his knowledge. He is a B.Tech graduate in Information Technology.

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