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I have just downloaded wireshark - do I need to set up things to get the reports that I need on normal internet usage??

asked 16 May '11, 07:49

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First, verify your capture privileges (read the Wireshark Wiki on this).

By "reports", I assume you mean statistics. Wireshark has several Statistics you can look at while packets are being captured (or after the fact). If you're looking for a specific type of traffic, then you need to setup the display filter. For example, you could use a display filter of "http" in IO Graphs (shown below). The black line (Graph 1) is all traffic, and the red line (Graph 2) is the HTTP traffic.

IO Graphs.

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answered 16 May '11, 22:08

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