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The Wireshark Field Guide by Robert Shimonski

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Chapter 6

Filters

In this chapter, we will learn how to filter data in Wireshark to troubleshoot problems. How to filter captures correctly is the key to finding problems especially when running Wireshark on networks where a lot of data traverses. Consider capturing data from one system communicating with another… what would you specifically search for to help solve a problem? Filtering on protocols, IP addresses, and using specific Boolean arguments are covered as well as specific example of filters that you can use right away to help get you up and running ...

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