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Network Analysis Using Wireshark Cookbook by Yoram Orzach

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Configuring TCP and UDP preferences for troubleshooting

In most cases you can use the default Wireshark parameters for TCP and UDP network analysis, but there are also some changes that can be configured. The changes will be configured in the Preferences window.

Getting ready

For TCP or UDP configuration:

  1. Start Wireshark, and from the Edit menu, choose Statistics.
  2. Under Protocols, choose TCP or UDP.

How to do it...

In this section we will see how to configure TCP and UDP preferences.

UDP parameters

Let's see some parameters that can influence the capture of UDP:

UDP parameters

You can configure the following parameters in UDP:

  • Show UDP summary in protocol tree: Mark this ...

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