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I need to categorise the captured packets into types of services such as Skype, web browsing, e-mail etc. for analysis purposes to find out the trends in network usage at the office. I'm hoping to be able to generate presentable graphs.

Could someone please help me?

Thank you very much in advance!

asked 29 Apr '14, 19:23

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edited 29 Apr '14, 19:28

"Presentable graphs" is not really what Wireshark produces, except for the I/O graph (especially in the new QT version), but that one does not work for protocol distribution. There is a protocol distribution statistics, but it's just a tree structure.

Maybe you should look into something that uses NetFlow to do this, I guess you're finding more useful results in your case. The other alternative might be Cascade Pilot or some of the other commercial analyzers.

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answered 30 Apr '14, 00:20

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