CloudShark

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Monday, Oct 31, 2016

Updates to the Wireshark plug-in (v1.0.5)

Tom recently did an update to our CloudShark plug-in for Wireshark to give it a bit of a dusting and put on some new polish. We’ve made it a bit easier for Windows users to install, and makes sure you get your API token in the configuration properly. Installing the Wireshark plug-in in Windows 10 To recap on installing in Windows, it goes like this: Download the plug-in from github.

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Wednesday, Sep 14, 2016

Automating remote capture with pcapdaemon and CloudShark

Automating remote capture with pcapdaemon and CloudShark from QA Cafe on Vimeo. 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, Mar 31, 2016

Building a network capture probe with Raspberry Pi

We were pretty excited when the developers at OpenWRT decided to build packet capture and CloudShark upload support into the popular open source software for broadband routers. It got us thinking - what are some other ways you could build a useful network probe? It turns out one of our other users decided to take the leap into building such capability using a Raspberry Pi. The great news is you can do it easily by installing tshark on your system and running a simple script from one of our developers, Tom.

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Monday, Mar 9, 2015

Native Packet Capture in Windows 8

There was a time when saying something like “native packet capture in Windows” would get you laughed out of a karaoke bar full of IT geeks. We’ll let that sentence settle in for a second… then tell you that yes, indeed, Windows 8 includes native packet capture, and you can easily integrate it with CloudShark! This feature can be found using the netsh command. Included among a host of other network tools associated with the command is the trace argument, which can be used to begin and end an network trace.

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CloudShark is made by QA Cafe, a technology company based in Portsmouth, NH. Our passion for packet captures has grown out of our other product CDRouter.

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