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Practical Packet Analysis, 2nd Edition by Chris Sanders

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Chapter 8. Basic Real-World Scenarios

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Beginning with this chapter, we’ll dig into the meat of packet analysis, as we use Wireshark to analyze real-world network problems. In the first part, we’ll analyze scenarios that you might encounter day to day as a network engineer, help desk technician, or application developer—all derived from my real-world experiences and those of my colleagues. We’ll use Wireshark to examine traffic from Twitter, Facebook, and ESPN.com to see how these common services work.

The second part of this chapter introduces a series of real-world problems. For each, I describe the situation surrounding each problem and offer the ...

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