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Wireshark Revealed: Essential Skills for IT Professionals by Charit Mishra, Yoram Orzach, James H Baxter

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Chapter 9. Introduction to Wireshark v2

This chapter will introduce you to the amazing features launched with the latest version of Wireshark. The following are some of the prominent changes that users will become aware of, and all the sample examples in this chapter are being using version 2:

  • Comparison between Wireshark v2 (QT) and the Legacy framework (GTK)
  • The intelligent scroll bar
  • The Translation feature
  • Graph improvements
  • Newer TCP streams
  • USBPcap
  • Summary
  • Practice questions

Wireshark has been there with us for approximately two decades now; there weren't any major updates that we witnessed during its lifecycle. However, there were minor updates introduced to make the application more convenient and robust during this long period. But this time, ...

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