Practice Lab: Introduction to Wireshark

$204.49 incl. vat


duration: 8 hours |

access duration: 180 days |


Through this practice lab you will receive hands-on experience regarding WireShark. By performing tasks in a real network environment, you will improve your practical knowledge and skills of WireShark.

You will perform practical exercises regarding the installation and customization of WireShark, you get familiar with the common ports, analyzing of protocolls and packet sniffing with Wireshark.


You have extensive experience regarding the installation and customization of WireShark.


We recommend basic knowledge of networking.

Target audience

Network Administrator


Practice Lab: Introduction to Wireshark

8 hours

Analyzing Protocols

  • Introduction
  • Exercise 1 - Analyze Transmission Control Protocol Internet Protocol
  • Exercise 2 - Analyze HTTP Traffic
  • Exercise 3 - Analyze DNS
  • Exercise 4 - Analyze ARP
  • Exercise 5 - Analyze IPv4 Traffic
  • Summary

Working with Captured Traffic

  • Introduction
  • Exercise 1 - Capturing Traffic
  • Exercise 2 - Capture Filters
  • Exercise 3 - Display Filters
  • Exercise 4 - Colorizing Traffic
  • Summary

Installing Wireshark

  • Introduction
  • Exercise 1 - Downloading and Installing Wireshark
  • Summary

Wireshark Functionality

  • Introduction
  • Exercise 1 - Packet Processing Explained
  • Exercise 2 - GUI Interface Tour
  • Exercise 3 - Import and Export Features
  • Summary

Understand Common Ports and Protocols

  • Introduction
  • Exercise 1 - Verifying Port 80 for HTTP
  • Exercise 2 - Verifying HTTPS Port 443
  • Exercise 3 - Verifying Port 139 for NetBIOS
  • Exercise 4 - Contrast TCP and UDP Protocols
  • Summary

Analyzing Captured Traffic

  • Introduction
  • Exercise 1 - GeoIP Mapping
  • Exercise 2 - Packet Jumping
  • Exercise 3 - Statistics Menu
  • Exercise 4 - Firewall ACL Rule Creation
  • Summary

Customizing Wireshark

  • Introduction
  • Exercise 1 - Packet Marking and Timeframes
  • Exercise 2 - Creating a Profile
  • Exercise 3 - Editing Functionality
  • Summary

Packet Sniffing with Wireshark

  • Introduction
  • Exercise 1 - Packet Sniffing for Password Brute Force Attempts
  • Exercise 2 - Packet Sniffing for Telnet Passwords and Commands
  • Exercise 3 - Packet Sniffing for HTTP Image Capture and Extraction
  • Summary

Course options

We offer several optional training products to enhance your learning experience. If you are planning to use our training course in preperation for an official exam then whe highly recommend using these optional training products to ensure an optimal learning experience. Sometimes there is only a practice exam or/and practice lab available.

Optional practice exam (trial exam)

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice exam. This practice exam comprises a number of trial exams which are very similar to the real exam, both in terms of form and content. This is the ultimate way to test whether you are ready for the exam. 

Optional practice lab

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice lab. You perform the tasks on real hardware and/or software applicable to your Lab. The labs are fully hosted in our cloud. The only thing you need to use our practice labs is a web browser. In the LiveLab environment you will find exercises which you can start immediatelyThe lab enviromentconsist of complete networks containing for example, clients, servers,etc. This is the ultimate way to gain extensive hands-on experience. 


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