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Wireshark Revealed: Essential Skills for IT Professionals by Charit Mishra, Yoram Orzach, James H Baxter

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Getting information through TCP stream graphs – the Time-Sequence (tcp-trace) window

TCP time-sequence graphs based on the UNIX tcpdump command provide us with additional data on the connection that we monitor. In addition to the standard sequence/seconds in Time-Sequence (Stevens), we also get information on the ACKs that were sent, retransmissions, window size, and more details that enables us to analyze problems on the connection.

Getting ready

Open an existing capture or start a new capture. Click on a specific packet in the capture file. Even though you can use this feature on a running capture, it is not meant for online statistics; so it is recommended that you start a capture, stop it, and then use this tool.

How to do it...

To view TCP stream ...

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