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Network Analysis Using Wireshark Cookbook by Yoram Orzach

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Configuring the start window

In this recipe we will see some basic configurations for the start window. We will talk about configuring the main window, file formats, and viewing options.

Getting ready

Start Wireshark, and you will get the start window. There are several parameters you can change here in order to adapt the capture window to meet your requirements:

  • Toolbars configuration
  • Main window configuration
  • Time format configuration
  • Name resolution
  • Colorize packet list
  • Auto scroll in live capture
  • Zoom
  • Columns configuration
  • Coloring rules

First, let's have a look at the toolbars that are used by the software:

Getting ready

For operations with the other toolbars as follows, ...

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