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Wireshark Network Security by Piyush Verma

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Essential techniques in Wireshark

The techniques introduced under this section will provide you with the basic knowledge of what you will be dealing with, before diving deep into the packet analysis; these techniques are essential to understand from the packet analysis perspective. These mostly fall under the Statistics menu under the Menu bar as shown in the following figure:

Essential techniques in Wireshark

Numerous options under the Statistics category

The Summary window

To access the Summary window in Wireshark, go to Statistics in the Menu bar and select Summary. The Summary window includes the following:

  • File details
  • Time details
  • Capture details
  • Display details

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