Chapter 5

Color Codes

In this chapter, we will learn how to customize your captures. This chapter will be a segue into the next chapter, which will cover creating filters. In Chapter 4, we have covered the basics of performing a capture and learned how to set up a quick filter on your profile’s default configuration. In this chapter, we will learn how to further your captures in a visual representation for quick and easy viewing purposes.

Wireshark is a very visual tool. The tool includes prebuilt filters and coloring codes, and it lets you create new ones or edit the ones already in place. As you will see, it is extremely ...

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