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Wireshark Network Security by Piyush Verma

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Chapter 2. Tweaking Wireshark

It goes without saying that once you start sniffing on a busy network, you will be flooded with a bulk load of traffic, and in no time you may lose track of what you were looking for and seek assistance. Therefore, it becomes vital to understand the different features that come with the sniffer. This chapter will focus on such features while analyzing multiple trace files using Wireshark. At the end of this chapter, you will be comfortable with:

  • Working with filters in Wireshark
  • Creating multiple profiles
  • Using advanced techniques
  • Performing command-line fu with handy utilities that come prepackaged with Wireshark

Filtering our way through Wireshark

Filters are like conditionals that programmers/developers use while writing ...

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