Marking Frames with Network Monitor 3.4

Marking frames is a convenient way to temporarily flag a location in the trace you wish to keep track of during a troubleshooting session. But there is no built in way to mark frames in Network Monitor 3.4. However, using frame comments, coloring rules, and AutoHotkey, you can implement frame marking functionality. How it Works…

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NM3 TV – Video Help for using NM3

If a picture is worth a thousand words, than a video must be worth, …30fps * 1000 * …uh…ok…, like a whole lot. So this blog is going to be devoted to providing short help videos to help understand how to use the features of NM3. My original intention was to provide a cool Silverlight…

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Network Monitor 3.1 Has Released!

The NM3.1 is now available on http://connect.microsoft.com featuring wireless sniffing and an easier way to create filters using “Right Click Add To Filter”. Here is a list of features that are new to NM3.1. What’s New in Network Monitor 3.1? Wireless (802.11) capturing and monitor mode on Vista – With supported hardware, (Native WIFI), you…

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Open Source Network Monitor Parsers

With the release of Network Monitor 3.2 we plan to do all of our parser development as an open source project on http://www.codeplex.com/NMParsers. We will be releasing parser packages for Microsoft Protocols on a regular schedule. All parser issues will be tracked, assigned, and fixed on CodePlex first. Then on a regular schedule, we will…

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New Videos for Advanced Filtering and 3.4 UI Features

You folks have been asking for updated videos about filtering and now I’ve made two more available. These include information about filtering with properties to understand how to access TCP and SMB values that don’t appear directly on the wire. We talk about operands and how to filter out traffic you don’t want to see….

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Network Monitor 3.4 Beta Released on Connect!

We are extremely excited to announce that the Network Monitor 3.4 Beta has released on Connect. If you haven’t done so already, please sign-up (for free) and help us test the new version while exploring it. There are some great new features, UI enhancements, performance updates, and new APIs. Let’s take a quick gander and…

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Understanding HTTP Flow with Netmon 3 – By Yuri Diogenes

1. Introduction One of the most common protocols that we need to deal with these days is the HTTP Protocol. This is not only a privilege of Internet users, there are a lot of Intranet users that also use this protocol for internal transactions. This post will show how to use Network Monitor 3 to…

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Network Monitor 3.1 Beta Has Released!

The NM3.1 Beta is available on http://connect.Microsoft.com and simmering with new features for you to test. I’ll bet you can’t wait to sniff wireless management traffic; for sure an exciting new feature. Not sure how to create a filter? Now this is much easier with our new right click, add to filter feature. What’s New…

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Open Source Freedom for Network Monitor Experts

We are excited to announce that we have moved 3 Network Monitor Expert projects and the Network Monitor SDK to the Outercurve Foundation. You can now contribute to: NMDecrypt – Decrypts SSL data, given the private key. NMTopUsers – Displays the top talkers on your network. NMTopProtocols – Displays protocol distribution. Additionally we’ve moved the…

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Using Columns and Properties

  You might have had an occasion to add a new column in Network Monitor 3.0. But the list of available choices might be quite daunting. What you may not know, however, is that the list is derived from properties in the NPL script that makes up each parser. This means you can add any…

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