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Wireshark Network Security by Piyush Verma

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Complementary tools to Wireshark

In this section, we will look at some fantastic tools that complement Wireshark and help us in performing better analysis.

Xplico

Xplico is a fantastic open source network forensics analysis tool and comes packaged with popular pen-testing and forensics Linux distributions.

Up and running with Xplico on Kali Linux:

  1. To install Xplico manually, run the following command:
    sudo apt-get install xplico
    
  2. Once installed, we need to start Xplico's service by running:
    /etc/init.d/xplico start
    
  3. Also, make sure that the web service is running. This can be done by running /etc/init.d/apache2 start. Now we need to open the browser and browse http://127.0.0.1:9876 and use xplico and xplico as the username and password.

    Xplico's GUI ...

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