Powerful multi-platform protocol analyzer
Analyzing data packets is one way to monitor for problems in your network traffic or to detect connection problems.
Wireshark is a professional protocol analyzer aimed to help users in troubleshooting, analysis, software and protocol development, and education. All of the standard features you expect to find in a protocol analyzer are here but Wireshark also has a few added extras because it’s open source and has been enhanced by it’s community of users. The contribution of global networking consultants across the globe are what make Wireshark a particularly powerful analyzer.