Upon completing this chapter, you will be able to:
Explain the need for protocol decoders
Describe the methods available to capture traffic
List the types of protocol decoders
Explain the need for traffic analyzers
List the types of traffic analyzers
This chapter provides an overview of the concepts and tools related to protocol decoding and analysis. The material in this chapter is more relevant to troubleshooting activities than to day-to-day operations. Though troubleshooting occurs less frequently than daily maintenance and configuration changes, every storage network administrator should be familiar with the tools available for troubleshooting.
Most storage networking ...