Wireshark is a free network protocol analyser. This hands-on course provides a starting point for troubleshooting networks using Wireshark. The course concentrates on the Wireshark product and students will gain from the most from this course only if they already have a sound knowledge of the TCP/IP protocols.
Protocol analysers, Wireshark features, versions, troubleshooting techniques with Wireshark.
Downloading Wireshark, UNIX issues, Microsoft
issues, the role of winpcap, promiscuous mode,
installing Wireshark. Wireshark documentation
Hands on Downloading and installing Wireshark.
Starting and stopping basic packet captures, the
packet list pane, packet details pane, packet
bytes pane, interfaces, using Wireshark in a
Hands on Capturing packets with Wireshark.
Common packet flows.
Hands on Analysing a variety of problems with Wireshark.
Capture filter expressions, capture filter
examples (host, port, network, protocol, worm),
primitives, combining primitives, payload
Hands on Configuring capture filters.
Applying and clearing filters. Protocol, fields,
addresses, frames containing strings. Filter
comparisons. Combining filters. Finding
packets, marking packets.
Hands on Configuring display filters.
Live packet capture, saving to a file, capture file
formats, reading capture files from other
analysers, merging capture files.
Hands on Saving captured data.
Following TCP streams, protocol statistics,
conversation lists, endpoint lists, I/O graphs,
protocol specific statistics.
Hands on Using the analysis and statistics menus.
Tshark, tethereal, capinfos, editcap, mergecap,
Hands on Using tshark.
802.11 issues, management frames, monitor
mode, packet reassembling, name resolution,
Hands on Customising name resolution.
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This structured training course seeks to build upon workbook learning through the use of group exercises, dynamic discussion and individual tasks in order to deliver an engaging and interactive module that will ensure all candidates are able to transfer their new skills into the workplace.