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Wireshark LiveLessons Library: Wireshark Fundamentals and Wireshark for Wireless LANs

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  • Copyright 2017
  • Edition: 1st
  • Online Video
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-484061-5
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-484061-1

Nearly 14 Hours of Expert Video Instruction


Overview


The Wireshark LiveLessons Library offers more than 14 hours of expert instruction on using the free, open source Wireshark to troubleshoot Ethernet and Wi-Fi networks, the protocols they transport, and troubleshooting Wi-Fi networks using Wireshark.


Presented by Wireshark experts, Jerome Henry and James Garringer, the videos in this title will help you learn Wireshark from the ground up, and then master your skills. You will start with Wireshark Fundamentals LiveLessons, which illuminates all the techniques you need to solve real network problems with Wireshark. With ten well-organized lessons and 44 concise sublessons that include real examples, you will find easy-to-follow discussions to give you everything you need to get started with Wireshark in your own work. Wireshark for Wireless LANs will then dive into all the techniques you need to quickly identify and resolve real wireless network problems with Wireshark. Its nine well-organized lessons teach through clear explanations and real-world examples.


No matter what kind of network you’re responsible for, Wireshark LiveLessons Library will help you improve your Wireshark skills, so you can get the reliability, performance, and security you need.


Coverage includes


Wireshark Fundamentals LiveLessons

  • Understanding Wireshark versions, flavors, and hardware support
  • Installing and customizing Wireshark
  • Building highly-efficient profiles for specific troubleshooting tasks
  • Performing and analyzing Layer 2 or Layer 3 captures
  • Exploring standard network exchanges (DNS, DHCP, ICMP, FTP, HTTP, and more)
  • Capturing and visualizing encrypted traffic
  • Personalizing the Wireshark interface
  • Using filters and advanced filtering to focus on the data you really need
  • Identifying trends with Wireshark’s advanced analysis tools
  • Using Wireshark’s powerful command-line options
  • Exporting Wireshark captures to other tools


Wireshark for Wireless LANs

  • Setting up your software and hardware for efficient wireless capture
  • Understanding channels, contention detection, thresholds, and 802.11 b/g/n/ac physical layers
  • Recognizing key clues in Layer 2 headers and frame check sequences
  • Decrypting and displaying wireless captures, so it makes sense
  • Customizing filters specifically for Wi-Fi exchanges
  • Using advanced tools to view traffic from a higher vantage point
  • Pinpointing problems by exploring management, control, and data frames and retransmissions
  • Troubleshooting slow, failed, and intermittent connections
  • Gaining deeper insights with statistical analysis and pattern recognition


Skill Level


  • All levels


Who Should Take This Course


  • For all network engineers and other network professionals at all levels who need to troubleshoot networks, especially those responsible for wireless networks.
  • For network engineers and other network professionals at all levels who need to explore network protocols, understand Layer 2 and Layer 3 exchanges, and upper Layer protocols (TCP, FTP, HTTP, ICMP, etc.)
  • For all network engineers and other network professionals at all levels who need to troubleshoot wireless networks.


Course Requirements


Wireshark Fundamentals LiveLessons requires a basic understanding of networking technology. Wireshark for Wireless LANs LiveLessons requires a basic understanding of networking and Wi-Fi.


Table of Contents


Wireshark Fundamentals LiveLessons


Lesson 1: Choosing Your Analyzer
Lesson 2: Install and Setup Wireshark
Lesson 3: Your First Capture
Lesson 4: Looking at Standard Exchanges
Lesson 5: Personalizing the Interface
Lesson 6: Using Filters
Lesson 7: Advanced Filtering
Lesson 8: Using Statistics
Lesson 9: Using the CLI
Lesson 10: Beyond Wireshark


Wireshark for Wireless LANs LiveLessons


Lesson 1: Setting up the Capture Environment
Lesson 2: RF Basics - Layer 1
Lesson 3: MAC Header - Layer 2
Lesson 4: Dissecting a Captured Frame
Lesson 5: Filtering Wireless Traffic
Lesson 6: Wireshark Advanced Tools
Lesson 7: Common Symptoms Part 1
Lesson 8: Common Symptoms Part 2
Lesson 9: Statistical Analysis and Pattern Recognition


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Sample Content

Table of Contents

Wireshark Fundamentals LiveLessons
Lesson 1: Choosing Your Analyzer
Lesson 2: Install and Setup Wireshark
Lesson 3: Your First Capture
Lesson 4: Looking at Standard Exchanges
Lesson 5: Personalizing the Interface
Lesson 6: Using Filters
Lesson 7: Advanced Filtering
Lesson 8: Using Statistics
Lesson 9: Using the CLI
Lesson 10: Beyond Wireshark


Wireshark for Wireless LANs LiveLessons
Lesson 1: Setting up the Capture Environment
Lesson 2: RF Basics - Layer 1
Lesson 3: MAC Header - Layer 2
Lesson 4: Dissecting a Captured Frame
Lesson 5: Filtering Wireless Traffic
Lesson 6: Wireshark Advanced Tools
Lesson 7: Common Symptoms Part 1
Lesson 8: Common Symptoms Part 2
Lesson 9: Statistical Analysis and Pattern Recognition

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