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Introduction to Wireshark

Video Description

In this Introduction to Wireshark training course, expert author Ric Messier will teach you everything you need to know about Wireshark. This course is designed for the absolute beginner, meaning no experience with Wireshark is required.

You will start by learning about capturing and viewing, including learning how to use filters, change the view, use dissectors, and save captures. From there, Ric will teach you about analysis, statistics, and Voice over IP (VoIP) telephony. Finally, you will learn advanced topics, including capturing on the command line, splitting and merging capture files, and getting statistics on the command line.

Once you have completed this computer based training course, you will have learned everything you need to know about network analysis and packet capturing in Wireshark.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Welcome 00:03:17
    2. What Will Be Covered 00:02:43
    3. Getting Wireshark 00:02:34
    4. Getting Traffic (Switches Vs. Hubs) 00:03:43
    5. Spoofing To Obtain Traffic 00:04:11
  2. Capturing And Viewing
    1. Starting A Packet Capture 00:04:29
    2. Capture Options 00:04:01
    3. Capturing Wireless Traffic 00:03:35
    4. Using Filters 00:03:12
    5. Sorting And Searching 00:04:16
    6. Viewing Frame Data 00:05:08
    7. Changing The View 00:03:36
    8. Streams 00:05:58
    9. Using Dissectors 00:03:42
    10. Name Resolution 00:04:24
    11. Saving Captures 00:04:02
    12. Capturing From Other Sources 00:04:38
    13. Opening Saved Captures 00:03:30
    14. Using Ring Buffers In Capturing 00:03:42
  3. Analysis
    1. Expert Analysis 00:05:52
    2. Locating Errors 00:04:16
    3. Applying Dynamic Filters 00:04:10
    4. Filtering Conversations 00:04:52
    5. Investigating Latency 00:03:54
    6. Time Deltas 00:03:34
    7. Detailed Display Filters 00:03:43
    8. Locating Response Codes 00:03:47
    9. Using Expressions In Filters 00:04:16
    10. Locating Suspicious Traffic In The Capture 00:03:39
    11. Expert Information Errors 00:03:48
    12. Obtaining Files 00:02:27
    13. Exporting Captured Objects 00:02:58
  4. Statistics
    1. Endpoints 00:03:34
    2. Conversations 00:04:47
    3. Graphing 00:04:32
    4. Identifying Active Conversations 00:05:33
    5. Using GeoIP 00:02:00
    6. Identifying Packets By Location 00:03:18
    7. Mapping Packet Locations Using GeoIP 00:03:49
    8. Using Protocol Hierarchies 00:04:13
    9. Locating Suspicious Traffic Using Protocol Hierarchies 00:04:03
    10. Graphing Analysis Flags 00:03:21
  5. Voice Over IP Telephony
    1. Identifying VoIP Calls 00:05:51
    2. Locating Conversations 00:02:25
    3. Using VoIP Statistics 00:04:18
    4. Ladder Diagrams 00:04:19
    5. Getting Audio 00:02:27
  6. Advanced
    1. Capturing On The Command Line 00:02:48
    2. Splitting Capture Files 00:03:04
    3. Merging Capture Files 00:04:16
    4. Using Capture Stop 00:03:44
    5. Command Line Capture Filters 00:02:58
    6. Extracting Data From Captures 00:03:22
    7. Getting Statistics On The Command Line 00:03:52
  7. Wrapping Up
    1. What We Covered 00:03:26
    2. Next Steps 00:02:20
    3. Conclusion 00:00:36