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V. JainWireshark Fundamentalshttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-8002-7_1

1. Introduction to Wireshark

Vinit Jain1  
San Jose, CA, USA
This chapter covers the following topics:
  • Introduction to network traffic analysis

  • Overview of Wireshark

  • Installing Wireshark

  • Setting up port mirroring

Introduction to Network Traffic Analysis

Modern-day networks and network designs are complex. A network is a graphical representation of how different elements in the network (nodes) are connected. Because every business or organization has its own set of network requirements, network architects come up with designs and solutions that are best suited for the given business requirements. ...

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