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Wireshark: An Ethereal Experience

Nov 04, 2010, 17:35 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ken Hess)

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"If you love the aroma of network packets, you'll love capturing a snifter full of your favorite network-scented morsels with Wireshark, the world's most popular network protocol analyzer.

"On a scale of one to ten, where one is dental surgery and ten is winning a $100 million Powerball lottery, network protocol analysis falls somewhere in the range of three or four. It isn't exactly painful but it certainly doesn't arouse any fireworks or thoughts of fireworks in your soul. Wireshark, however, makes network packet sniffing and analysis easy and almost fun."

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