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Friday, Aug 26, 2016

Solutions: The Big Byte Capture Challenge

Every summer the devs here at CloudShark engage in a “Summer Coding Challenge” to flex their programming muscles and relive the glory (horror?) days of computer science homework. It just so happens that one of those challenges this year made a great packet capture challenge for you CloudShark fans! We got a lot of great answers - we have some of those solutions below, but if you don’t want it spoiled and want to try the capture for yourself, here it is: The Challenge - “The Big Byte” Your task is to create a cloudshark.org capture file session that shows a TCP session transfering at least 1,000,000 bytes of data (that’s a mega bite!

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Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016

Automating remote capture with pcapdaemon and CloudShark

Join our webinar on Tuesday September 13th at 11:00 EDT One of the most powerful ways to use CloudShark is to aggregate captures from multiple locations. While many network devices have packet capture natively (and some integrated with CloudShark upload), for other systems, it’s necessary to use custom scripts that utilize tshark (with the CloudShark plug-in for Wireshark installed) or tcpdump in tandem with CURL to use the CloudShark upload API.

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Thursday, Jul 21, 2016

Searching your captures with CloudShark DeepSearch (Webinar)

Join our webinar on Tuesday, August 2nd, at 11:00 EDT New in CloudShark 3.0, DeepSearch lets you get more out of your capture archive by finding packets that match standard Wireshark filters. Then use CloudShark’s web-based analysis to drill-down, share, and resolve. It’s that easy. Join the CloudShark team as we show you: Selecting captures to DeepSearch Several DeepSearch use cases Re-using previously used filters And more! This is part of our ongoing CloudShark webinar series.

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Monday, Jul 11, 2016

CloudShark 3.0 - Introducing DeepSearch

These are the packets you’re looking for New In CloudShark 3.0, DeepSearch lets you get more out of your capture archive by finding packets that match standard Wireshark filters. Select captures, run a DeepSearch, and CloudShark will identify the captures containing those packets. Then use CloudShark’s web-based analysis to drill-down, share, and resolve. It’s that easy. Features Look inside your captures without pouring over packets Use standard Wireshark display filters across multiple captures Easily drill-down to find security events and application problems Sign up for a hosted account or install a local CloudShark Enterprise server and let CloudShark DeepSearch take over the hard work of looking through your packets.

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Friday, Apr 8, 2016

Using the CloudShark API (Webinar)

A CloudShark Online account or your own instance of CloudShark Enterprise comes with full access to our API, letting you upload captures, search your repository, and more using your own tools and scripts. Join the CloudShark team as we show you: How to find and create API tokens and API permissions Using upload, search, and other API functions Using the API to build remote capture uploads in Raspberry Pi And more!

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