|Computer Networks Wireshark Projects|
All projects will be done using Wireshark, a free and open-source packet analyzer.
Download it, install on your computer and search for online tutorials and other handy information.
A good starting point is the Wikipedia page.
You may also find useful these materials for Wireshark Labs (see the bottom table on the page).
♦ Five free, dead-easy IP traffic monitoring tools
By Jack Wallen | September 21, 2011
Source code is available on the download page
(graphical front end to the cross-platform Nmap tool)
♦ Use Wireshark to inspect packets on your network
By Scott Reeves | September 25, 2012
Illustrates how you can use Wireshark to inspect packets, looking specifically at various points in the OSI layer, to troubleshoot network issues.
♦ Using the flow graph feature on Wireshark
By Scott Reeves | October 23, 2012
Demonstrates the flow graph feature of the Wireshark tool, which can help you check connections between client server, finding timeouts, re-transmitted frames, or dropped connections.
♦ Use jperf and Wireshark for troubleshooting network issues
By Scott Reeves | September 5, 2012
Explains how to use jperf to simulate a TCP or UDP connection and then use Wireshark to analyze the traffic in order to help pinpoint network issues.
♦ Obtaining network information with netstat
By Vincent Danen | January 31, 2011
Offers some tips for getting the most network information possible from the netstat utility as a root user on Linuxs.
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