Wireshark Reviews

Wireshark is the #1 ranked solution of our top Network Troubleshooting tools. It's rated 5.0 out of 5 stars, and is most commonly compared to SolarWinds NPM - Wireshark vs SolarWinds NPM

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Henry A. McKelvey
Real User
Systems\Communications Engineer at AECOM
Mar 19 2020

What is most valuable?

I use the filters very often, to determine what type of traffic I am looking for. The use of filter allows traffic to be segmented so that a value can be looked at individually apart from the other… more »

How has it helped my organization?

It helped in the sense that it allowed the team to troubleshoot networks faster. While I worked at Verizon, our group was able to provide network analysis of our testbed which gave us an advantage… more »

What needs improvement?

The system could be improved upon by adding a better and more powerful data processing engine. The original was based on the Raspberry Pi. The RPi unit acted as a sensor on the network relaying… more »

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

If you can get the same use for less cost do it.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

No, we did not use another solution like wire-shark, but what we used in the past was the RADco. The RADcon was a protocol analyzer that was an all in one unit that was the standard at the time but… more »

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

No, we did not.

What is Wireshark?

Wireshark is the world's foremost network protocol analyzer.
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