Although the tool you’ve primarily used in this book is Wireshark, a great many additional tools will come in handy when you’re performing packet analysis—whether for general troubleshooting, slow networks, security issues, or wireless networks. This appendix lists some useful packet analysis tools and other learning resources.

Packet Analysis Tools

Let’s take a look at a few of the tools I’ve found useful for packet analysis.


CloudShark (developed by QA Café) is my favorite tool for storing, indexing, and sorting packet captures. CloudShark is a commercial web application that serves as a packet capture repository. ...

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