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

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TCP stream graphs

There are a couple of graphs that come in this section. Each of them depicts the network traffic in a graphical form differently. Let's start by taking a look at each one of them.

Round-trip time graphs

Round-trip time (RTT) is the duration in which the ACK for a packet that is sent is received, that is, for every packet sent from a host, there is an ACK received (TCP communication), which determines the successful delivery of the packet. The total time that is consumed from the transfer of the packet to the ACK for the same is called round trip time. Follow these steps to create one for yourself:

  • Select any TCP packet in your packet list pane.
  • Navigate to Statistics | TCP Stream Graph | Round Trip Time Graph.
  • The x axis represents ...

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