How to configure Wireshark to show HTTP status instead of TCP segment of a reassembled PDU

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By default, Wireshark will display HTTP status packets as TCP packets with info TCP segment of a reassembled PDU. In this example, we can see that the selected packet is actually an HTTP/1.1 200 OK packet.


Follow these steps to customize Wireshark to display the HTTP status code instead of TCP segment of a reassembled PDU.

  1. In Wireshark, press Ctrl + Shift + P (or select Edit > Preferences).
  2. In the Preferences dialog box, expand Protocols and select TCP.
  3. Remove the check from Allow subdissector to reassemable TCP streams and select OK.

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