Hopefully you have had a chance to check out the new Wireshark 2.0. If so, have you noticed anything in the scoll bar to the right?
Well if not, take a second look!
On the right, notice the new Intelligent Scrollbar. In Wireshark 2.0, the size of the scrollbar will directly map to the number of packets that are in the trace file. Each packet will be represented by one horizonal mini-line in the bar. The line will match the color of the packet it corresponds to. This means that it is now very easy to spot where the pain points are in a trace. Just look for the black ones! These indicate TCP retransmissions, out-of-orders, duplicate acks, and other problems.
Instead of digging for problems and trying to see if they have any set pattern, just a glance at the scrollbar will now show this valuable information. Thanks developers, this is a great help built into Wireshark 2.0.
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