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Visualizing Network Traffic with Wireshark

by Chris Greer

This course will teach you how to use the graphing features within Wireshark to visualize packet data, making network problems easier to find.

What you'll learn

As a network analyst it can be easy to get lost in the details of a packet trace, when troubleshooting a network problem. In this course, Visualizing Network Traffic with Wireshark, you’ll gain the ability to troubleshoot network problems using the traffic graphing features. First, you’ll explore how to measure overall throughput using the I/O graph. Next, you’ll discover how to use the TCP Stream graphs to troubleshoot slow file transfers over TCP. Finally, you’ll learn how to track client and server dependencies and spotlight problem connections with the Flow Graph. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge necessary to use the Wireshark graphs to quickly pinpoint problems with throughput and slow network transfers.

About the author

Chris Greer is a network analyst for Packet Pioneer, delivering training and packet analysis consulting services to customers all over the world. He specializes in using Wireshark to combat network and application performance problems on networks of all sizes. Chris leverages his 20 years of practical experience in network monitoring, analysis, and troubleshooting to heighten the experience of any attendee to his interactive and energetic courses. When he is not digging deep into packets or te... more

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