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I'm using wireshark on my desktop to see traffic. What exactly am I suppose to be looking for? There's all this stuff, and lots of it!!!

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asked 06 Sep '11, 18:48

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edited 06 Sep '11, 21:40

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That "stuff" is a bunch of network packets; specifically, it's data detected by the network interface you're currently monitoring with Wireshark. This data is typically generated by processes on your computer, including your Web browser, but it can also be incoming data from somewhere in the network.

Google is your friend. The Wireshark User's Guide may also be of help.

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answered 06 Sep '11, 22:11

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