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Troubleshooting Common Networking Problems with Wireshark, Pt. 6: Finding the Source of Network Delays

Author’s Note: This is the last part in a six-part series about finding and solving many networking anomalies using the Wireshark network protocol analyzer. If you are new to the series, you can find part 1 here, and the whole series here.It may seem surprising in this age of ubiquitous Gigabit Ethernet connections, but many […]

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Troubleshooting Common Networking Problems with Wireshark, Pt. 5: Broadcast Storms

Author’s Note: This is the fifth part in a six-part series about finding and solving many networking anomalies using the Wireshark network protocol analyzer. If you are new to the series, you can find part 1 here, and the whole series here.Broadcast storms occur when a host floods the subnet with broadcasts. This is not […]

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Troubleshooting Common Networking Problems with Wireshark, Pt. 4: Application Layer Inspection Problems

Author’s Note: This is the fourth part in a six-part series about finding and solving many networking anomalies using the Wireshark network protocol analyzer. If you are new to the series, you can find part 1 here, and the whole series here.Application layer inspection refers to a technique employed by many firewalls and some routers […]

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Troubleshooting Common Networking Problems with Wireshark, Pt. 3: MTU Problems

Author’s Note: This is the third part in a six-part series about finding and solving many networking anomalies using the Wireshark network protocol analyzer. If you are new to the series, you can find part 1 here, and the whole series here.Maximum Transmission Unit (MTU) problems are still one of the most common calls received […]

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Troubleshooting Common Networking Problems with Wireshark, Pt. 2: TCP Retransmissions

Author’s Note: This is the second part in a six-part series about finding and solving many networking anomalies using the Wireshark network protocol analyzer. If you are new to the series, you can find part 1 here, and the whole series here. TCP Retransmissions in traces are a very common problem. And while TCP retransmissions […]

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Troubleshooting Common Networking Problems with Wireshark, Pt. 1: TCP Checksum Incorrect ‘Error’

Author’s Note: This is the first part in a six-part series about finding and solving many networking anomalies using the Wireshark network protocol analyzer. I originally wrote these for the Microsoft Enterprise Networking team back when I worked there to help new engineers understand and resolve common cases, so they are written for people with […]

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