Let us start our journey to network analysis using Wireshark. First and foremost is to set up the Wireshark environment on our system. We will be covering both Windows-and Linux-based installation methodology and later discuss how we can set up a subversion environment to update different Wireshark libraries and dependencies. So let us start with setting up Wireshark on the Windows operating system.

In three easy steps, you can install Wireshark and set it up on your Windows system.

Step 1 – what do I need?

Before you install Wireshark, you will need to check that you have all of the required elements, listed as follows:

  • Disk space: 100 MB free (min). You will require more free space to store captured packets.
  • Memory: 256 MB (min), 1 GB ...

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