Troubleshooting with Wireshark: Locate the Source of Performance Problems

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 to the right 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.

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.

Book Details

Paperback ISBN: 978-1-893939-9-74
Page Count: 408
Available in paperback and Kindle format on Amazon ( Kindle ASIN: B00I2VL1WA)

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

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Preview Pages

Table of Contents


Network Problems and Symptoms (Full Page Image)
[Page 2]

Symptoms: Packet Loss and High Path Latency
[Page 10]

Lab 24: Add/Sort a Delta Time Column
[Page 116]

Out-of-Order Packets
[Page 174]

Lab 78: HTTP Errors Button
[Page 243]

Lab 89: Graph Slow DHCP Server
[Page 286]