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Monitor network traffic tutorial

Mar 03, 2014, 15:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mihalis Tsoukalos)

Gerald Combs created Ethereal, the ancestor of Wireshark, back in 2006. When he went to work in a new job, he could not use the name Ethereal any more so he renamed his tool Wireshark. The rest is history!

This tutorial will present you tshark, the command-line version of Wireshark, which is a very popular and capable network protocol analyser. The main advantage of tshark is that it can be used in scripts. Its main disadvantage is that it does not have a GUI.

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