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I'm troubleshooting a network where there's about 50 users. Some wired some wireless. They are having an issue where not all users can get on the wireless network at once. The switch shows that there is a lot of network traffic. How can I find out where the traffic is coming from using Wireshark?

asked 26 Jul '11, 11:17

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edited 26 Jul '11, 11:17


Wireshark can show you the frame details of the frames present on the capture interface, sans the filtered frames. So first thing to do is find one or more relevant capture interfaces to tap the network traffic which provide you insights in what communications are happening. From there on it's based on your interpretation of this traffic to identify problem indications.

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answered 27 Jul '11, 01:54

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