Packet Analysis Power Workshop (PAPW)

Course Description Schedule

Who should attend

Network administrators, network managers and all technical staff who are responsible for planning, implementing, and ensuring high performance operation of their data networks.

Course Objectives

Participants will receive a comprehensive introduction into the features, functions and the usage of the Wireshark Analyzer and will learn methods and techniques about monitoring and analysis of their networks from the packet level. This course will also focus on the detailed analysis and troubleshooting of typical network protocols and applications with specific focus on switched Ethernet, TCP/IP networks and TCP/IP based applications.

Course Content

Features, functions and basic operation of Wireshark Analyzer
  • Introduction and operation of Wireshark
  • Live Capture and Live Capture settings
  • Display options and basic interpretation
  • Working with Display Filters and Capture Filters
  • File Input and Output
Advanced features of Wireshark Analyzer
  • Preferences and user profiles
  • Name resolution
  • Reconstructing user data – Protocol reassembly
  • Packet colorization
Methodology and techniques of network analysis
  • What is packet analysis?
  • Steps and techniques for analyzing traffic
  • Analysing Switched Ethernet - Tapping into the network
  • Capturing wireless network traffic
  • Measuring network delay and response time
  • Measuring network throughput and overhead
Statistics and Baselining
  • Baselining of networks and applications
  • Wireshark statistics
Analysing networks and applications
  • Typical network related problems
  • Application types and typical application related problems
  • "Is it the network or the application?" – Fault isolation
  • Analysing and reconstructing voice traffic
Switched Ethernet analysis
  • Spanning Tree operation and Spanning Tree analysis
  • Analyzing VLANs, VLAN-Tagging
TCP/IP analysis of the network layer
  • IP addressing
  • Typical IP scenarios
  • IP options
  • ICMP, ARP and DHCP
TCP/IP analysis of the transport layer
  • TCP functions
  • Session Setup, Data Transfer and Session Teardown
  • Window Mechanism and Window optimization
  • TCP options (SACK, Window Scaling) and TCP timers
  • UDP functions
Analyzing TCP/IP with Wireshark
  • Wireshark preferences for advanced TCP/IP analysis
  • Typical TCP/IP related problems
  • Wireshark Expert Info messages and their meanings
TCP/IP applications
  • HTTP
  • FTP
  • DNS
  • SSL
Classroom Training

Duration 5 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Austria: 2,990.- €
  • Germany: 2,990.- €
  • Switzerland: CHF 4,150.-
incl. catering
Catering includes:

  • Coffee, Tea, Juice, Water, Soft drinks
  • Pastry and Sweets
  • Bread
  • Fresh fruits
  • Lunch in a nearby restaurant

* Catering information only valid for courses delivered by iTLS.

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iTLS will carry out all guaranteed training regardless of the number of attendees, exempt from force majeure or other unexpected events, like e.g. accidents or illness of the trainer, which prevent the course from being conducted.
This class will become guaranteed to run with one more student registration.
This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom.
11/11/2019 - 15/11/2019 Vienna
International guaranteed dates
12/08/2019 - 16/08/2019 Zurich
FLEX Training

Please see below our alternative, English language, FLEX course options.

19/08/2019 - 23/08/2019 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/London
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Time zone: Europe/London
12/08/2019 - 16/08/2019 Stuttgart
19/08/2019 - 23/08/2019 Düsseldorf
02/09/2019 - 06/09/2019 Frankfurt
09/09/2019 - 13/09/2019 Munich
23/09/2019 - 27/09/2019 Hamburg
07/10/2019 - 11/10/2019 Münster
14/10/2019 - 18/10/2019 Berlin
11/11/2019 - 15/11/2019 Düsseldorf
12/08/2019 - 16/08/2019 Zurich guaranteed date!
18/11/2019 - 22/11/2019 Zurich

Fast Lane Flex™ Classroom If you can't find a suitable date, don't forget to check our world-wide FLEX™ training schedule.

09/09/2019 - 13/09/2019 Rome
14/10/2019 - 18/10/2019 Milan
25/11/2019 - 29/11/2019 Rome
19/08/2019 - 23/08/2019 Lisbon
02/12/2019 - 06/12/2019 Lisbon
26/08/2019 - 30/08/2019 Madrid
25/11/2019 - 29/11/2019 Madrid
United Kingdom
19/08/2019 - 23/08/2019 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/London
25/11/2019 - 29/11/2019 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/London
Middle East
03/11/2019 - 07/11/2019 Doha Course language: English
United Arab Emirates
18/08/2019 - 22/08/2019 Dubai Course language: English
03/11/2019 - 07/11/2019 Dubai Course language: English
18/08/2019 - 22/08/2019 Cairo Course language: English
03/11/2019 - 07/11/2019 Cairo Course language: English

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