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Network Analysis using Wireshark 2 Cookbook - Second Edition

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Learn
  • Configure Wireshark 2 for effective network analysis and troubleshooting
  • Set up various display and capture filters
  • Understand networking layers, including IPv4 and IPv6 analysis
  • Explore performance issues in TCP/IP
  • Get to know about Wi-Fi testing and how to resolve problems related to wireless LANs
  • Get information about network phenomena, events, and errors
  • Locate faults in detecting security failures and breaches in networks
About

This book contains practical recipes on troubleshooting a data communications network. This second version of the book focuses on Wireshark 2, which has already gained a lot of traction due to the enhanced features that it offers to users. The book expands on some of the subjects explored in the first version, including TCP performance, network security, Wireless LAN, and how to use Wireshark for cloud and virtual system monitoring. You will learn how to analyze end-to-end IPv4 and IPv6 connectivity failures for Unicast and Multicast traffic using Wireshark. It also includes Wireshark capture files so that you can practice what you’ve learned in the book. You will understand the normal operation of E-mail protocols and learn how to use Wireshark for basic analysis and troubleshooting. Using Wireshark, you will be able to resolve and troubleshoot common applications that are used in an enterprise network, like NetBIOS and SMB protocols. Finally, you will also be able to measure network parameters, check for network problems caused by them, and solve them effectively. By the end of this book, you’ll know how to analyze traffic, find patterns of various offending traffic, and secure your network from them.

Features
  • Place Wireshark 2 in your network and configure it for effective network analysis
  • Deep dive into the enhanced functionalities of Wireshark 2 and protect your network with ease
  • A practical guide with exciting recipes on a widely used network protocol analyzer
Page Count 626
Course Length 18 hours 46 minutes
ISBN9781786461674
Date Of Publication 29 Mar 2018
Introduction
Using the statistics – capture file properties menu
Using the statistics – resolved addresses
Using the statistics – protocol hierarchy menu
Using the statistics – conversations menu
Using the statistics – endpoints menu
Using the statistics – HTTP menu
Configuring a flow graph for viewing TCP flows
Creating IP-based statistics
Introduction
Configuring I/O graphs with filters for measuring network performance issues
Throughput measurements with I/O graphs
Advanced I/O graph configurations with y axis parameters
Getting information through TCP stream graphs – time/sequence (Steven's) window
Getting information through TCP stream graphs – time/sequences (TCP-trace) window
Getting information through TCP stream graphs – throughput window
Getting information through TCP stream graphs – round-trip-time window
Getting information through TCP stream graphs – window-scaling window

Authors

Yoram Orzach

Yoram Orzach gained his bachelor's degree in science from the Technion in Haifa, Israel, and worked in Bezeq as a systems engineer in the fields of transmission and access networks. From being the technical manager at Netplus, he is now the CTO of NDI Communications. His experience is with corporate networks, service providers, and internet service provider's networks, and his client companies are Comverse, Motorola, Intel, Ceragon networks, Marvel, HP, and others. His experience is in design, implementation, troubleshooting as well as training for R&D, engineering, and IT groups.

Nagendra Kumar Nainar

Nagendra Kumar Nainar (CCIE#20987) is a senior technical leader with RP escalation team in Cisco Systems. He is the co-inventor of more than 80 patent applications and the coauthor of six internet RFCs, various internet drafts and IEEE papers. He is a guest lecturer in North Carolina State University and a speaker in different network forums.

Yogesh Ramdoss

Yogesh Ramdoss (CCIE #16183) is a senior technical leader in the technical services organization of Cisco Systems. He is a distinguished speaker at CiscoLive, sharing knowledge and educating customers on enterprise/datacenter technologies and platforms, troubleshooting and packet capturing tools, and open network programmability. Co-inventor of patent in machine/behavior learning.