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Sniffing And Network Analysis

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This course develops essential skills for network analysis by sniffing packets using a network protocol analyzer.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5

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    Wireshark® Elements, Views, and Settings

    • Examine the Wireshark® process of packet capture.
    • Illustrate the elements of the Wireshark® interface and sections of network frames.
    • Customize Wireshark® views, settings, and profiles.
    • Alter Wireshark® configuration settings for protocols, capture process, and name resolution.

    Wireshark® Capture Methods

    • Distinguish how the capture location and method affect the content of trace files.
    • Interpret the capabilities of capture drivers, file sets, and ring buffer.
    • Configure Wireshark® to capture specific traffic types and rates.

    Wireshark® Display Filters

    • Enumerate the methods for creating and saving display filters.
    • Apply display filters based on port number, application name, addresses, field values, streams, and specific time values.
    • Categorize logical operators, keywords, and filter expressions in display filtering.

    Coloring and Exporting Packets

    • Build custom coloring rules to highlight frames and delays.
    • Utilize the Intelligent Scroll bar to locate frames of interest.
    • Export packets and packet information into separate trace files and comma-separated values file formats.

    Annotation and Command Line Tools

    • Add comments to trace files and individual frames.
    • Locate and export trace file and packet annotations.
    • Capture frames and fields using command line tools.
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