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With Wireshark

This book focuses on the tips and techniques used to identify the symptoms and determine possible causes of lousy network performance using Wireshark, the world's most popular network analyzer.

Check out the Table of Contents in the Preview Pages section below to view the numerous skills and labs contained in this book. Order the book and jump directly to a skill you wish to master, or follow along from start to end to gradually enhance your Wireshark network troubleshooting capabilities.

The Troubleshooting course is available in the All Access Pass as well.

Who is this book for?

This book is written for IT team members who need to locate the source of network problems based on network traffic. 

This book provides numerous techniques used to identify the symptoms of network problems. In addition, wherever possible we list off the potential cause(s) of these problems.

Detect application faults, client/server/path latency issues, receiver congestion, the point of packet loss, methods for splitting larger trace files or extracting subsets, graphing throughput/goodput, and identifying your starting point in a trace filled with problems.

“I would recommend this book to any networking or cybersecurity professional.”

- Dwayne M.

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Book Details

Paperback ISBN: 978-1-893939-9-74
Page Count: 408
Available in paperback and Kindle format on Amazon

Kindle ASIN: B00I2VL1WA

Teaching Wireshark? Learn about the Student Manual version.
Go to Info for Educators.

Purchasing Options

This book is available through Amazon and any bookstore that orders through the Ingram Book Distribution system. New titles and editions may not be available through all global amazon sites immediately.

Bulk purchases (over 50 books) can be ordered directly from Chappell University. For bulk purchases, please contact us.


Lab 100: Select Frame 16 (not 14) to locate the Next Sequence Number field and the Bytes in Flight field.

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