Editor's Note: As it turns out, this week's Weekly Tech Forum (WTF) coincides with our +oldcommguy's keynote presentation at Sharkfest, which we will record and post on LoveMyTool. But due to scheduling conflict, many of us are not able to attend Sharkfest. So in honor of Tim's tremendous contribution to both Sharkfest and LoveMyTool, we decided to invite +tony fortunato to present a topic relevant to the Wireshark community.
A little while ago Wireshark introduced a really neat feature that I think many people may have missed.
When you go to Capture -> Interfaces there is a check box to the left of your interface descriptions.
As you can probably already guess, you can capture from multiple adapters simultaneously.
The good news is that your packets will now be using the same clock which makes calculating latency a lot easier.
The bad news is that you need to be aware of several things if you decide to use this feature: