Category: Integrators

Tuesday, Oct 20, 2015

Using your CloudShark Account with

One of the easiest ways to get captures into CloudShark is through the Import from URL feature. This lets you just pass an https URL to CloudShark and have it import the file at that location. It’s even better when our integrators use it. The folks over at WebPageTest, an open source and public tool for evaluating the speed and performance of your website, have CloudShark functionality built into their system.

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Thursday, Jul 2, 2015

How do you debug web applications that use encrypted channels?

Well, it’s official; the IETF has officially deprecated SSLv3.0. This means that it’s now a protocol violation to fall back to it. This is good news, since the number and types of attacks have been on the rise for awhile now. We’d like to take the opportunity to explore how to debug web applications that use HTTPS over SSL/TLS in CloudShark. It’s undeniable that debugging HTTP traffic is one of the most common use-cases for a packet decoder.

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Friday, Apr 25, 2014

Cisco Meraki Devices Include CloudShark Support

Cisco Meraki 100% Cloud Managed Edge Networking devices allow you to perform remote packet capture from your Meraki management system. This feature includes the ability to upload directly to CloudShark, or to your own CloudShark Appliance! If you are a Meraki user, learn how upgrading to the CloudShark Appliance will help you here. The feature is actually very rich. You can perform capture on any Meraki Cloud Managed device, and even automatically filter by host.

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Monday, Dec 2, 2013

Polidea Cellular Data Network Simulator CloudShark Integration

We love it when good ideas come together. Recently we were contacted by the smart people at Polidea, a company that delivers dynamic mobile app design, development, and testing to its clients. To assist in the latter, Polidea cooked up an open source Cellular Data Network Simulator that you can grab on GitHub. We got a chance to talk to Kamil TrzciƄski from Polidea about the project and their CloudShark integration.

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Thursday, Nov 7, 2013

Easily Adding Custom Dissectors to CloudShark

It’s no secret that CloudShark uses tshark to generate the data we use in the CloudShark database, resulting in what you see when you view a capture in the CloudShark viewer. CloudShark sorts and caches this information to make it faster and easier for you to get to the information you need, when you need it. The added advantage of using tshark is that all of the most recent dissectors published in the latest versions of Wireshark can be used in CloudShark immediately without any additional work.

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Friday, Jul 26, 2013

Webinar: Using Cisco Meraki's Embedded CloudShark Features

This webinar has concluded! If you missed it, you can view it on The CloudShark Channel here: Watch the video. Title: Using Cisco Meraki's Embedded CloudShark Features Date: Wednesday, August 14, 2013 Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat now at: Do you use Meraki web managed networking devices? Do you need to troubleshoot networks that use them? Did you know they have an embedded capture mechanism?

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Monday, Dec 10, 2012

Capture Wireless Traffic On Android Devices

The developers over at Kismet Wireless just released an packet capture app for Android devices that lets you use an external USB wireless adapter to capture layer 2 wireless LAN traffic and store in pcap format. How cool is that? The best part is, they’ve also built a handy CloudShark Uploader for Android as well! When you have performed a capture using Android PCAP, you can then use the Android Cloudshark Uploader to directly upload your captures from your Android device to CloudShark.

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Thursday, Sep 6, 2012

Network Security Toolkit Integrates CloudShark

Read this great article by ISSA Journal on Cloudshark/NST integration! We are pleased to announce that Network Security Toolkit has integrated CloudShark upload capability into their 12.16.0-4104 release. NST is a very comprehensive suite of open source network security and analysis tools with a complete web interface, allowing you to perform a number of functions remotely by accessing the system on which NST is installed. The addition of the CloudShark Upload Manager lets NST users perform multi-tap packet capture and instantly upload those captures to a CloudShark Appliance - centralizing your captures and letting you view and analyze them anywhere on any device.

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Thursday, Feb 9, 2012

HOMER SIP Capture Server Integrates with CloudShark

HOMER SIP Capture Server, a robust, carrier grade, 100% open source scalable SIP Capture system and Monitoring Application, has become the first open source application to introduce native support for CloudShark! End users of the application now have the option to upload their captures to, or to their own CloudShark appliance, where they can be viewed directly in a browser or shared with others via URL. One of the great examples of how easily CloudShark can integrate with existing tools.

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