Top 5 features you need to know about

As you start to use Wireshark, you will realize that there are a wide variety of things that you can do with it. This section will teach you all about the most commonly performed tasks and most commonly used features in Wireshark.

Working with packet streams

While working on network capture, there can be multiple instances of network activities going on. Consider a small example where you are simultaneously browsing multiple websites through your browser. Several TCP data packets will be flowing across your network for all these multiple websites. So it becomes a bit tedious to track the data packets belonging to a particular stream or session. This is where Follow TCP stream comes into action.

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