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Mastering Wireshark by Charit Mishra

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Follow TCP streams

Wireshark provides the feature of reassembling a stream of plain text protocol packets into an easy-to-understand format.

Follow TCP streams

Figure 3.18: Follow TCP Stream window

For instance, assembling an HTTP session will show you the GET requests sent from the client and the responses received from the server accordingly. There is specific color coding that is followed by the requests and responses shown in the Follow TCP stream dialog. Any text in red color denotes a request that a client has sent, and any text in blue color denotes the response received from the server. If the protocol is HTTP, then you can view almost everything in plain text; ...

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