Packet Analysis – Perception vs. Reality

It is true that perception is reality except when it comes to packet analysis. Sometimes people think that using a tool like Wireshark will fix their network.  I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but it won’t.  If

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SMB/CIFS – Is two bytes at a time ever normal?

SMB/CIFS is the file transfer protocol for Microsoft.  When I looked at a customer trace file today in Wireshark, I noticed something that made me stop in my tracks. My customer was complaining about how long it took to “apply

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Network Detective or Network Psychologist?

Today was a great day.  I got to do my favorite thing – find the real problem on a network.  Often I am called into meetings at a customer site to be the packet analysis authority.  My gift is to

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