Comparative Study of Network Monitoring Tools
Shrutika Suri1, Vandna Batra2
1Shrutika Suri, M.Tech Student, IIIT Pune.
2Vandna Batra, A.P MRIU, Faridabad.
Manuscript received on August 01, 2012. | Revised Manuscript received on August 05, 2012. | Manuscript published on August 10, 2012. | PP: 63-65 | Volume-1 Issue-3, August 2012. | Retrieval Number: C0210071312/2012©BEIESP
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Abstract: There are billions of packets flying around the web sky today. A significant number of them are of malicious intent. These packets help us to understand when there are notable security or performance events occurring on the network and also to find out common network problems such as loss of connectivity, slow network etc. This paper focus on the comparative study of different packet analyzers available in current market and how we can choose amongst them according to our requirements.
Keywords: Packet capturing, Packet analysis, Wireshark, Eherape, capsa, libpcap.