Wireshark 1.12.4 released with new and updated Capture File Support

Wireshark 1.12.4 recently released, is a free, open source packet analyzer used for network troubleshooting, monitoring, analysis, software and communications protocol development. The latest release Wireshark 1.12.4 comes with a number of vulnerabilities & bug fixes, including new and updated Capture File Support – NetScaler, PacketLogger, and Pcapng. Wireshark 1.12.4 changelog RTP player crashes on decode of long call: BadAlloc (insufficient resources for operation) “Telephony→SCTP→Analyse This Association” crashes Wireshark on manufactured SCTP packet IPv6 Mobility Header Link Layer Address is parsed incorrectly DNS NXT RR is parsed incorrectly IPv6 AUTH mobility option parses Mobility SPI and Authentication Data incorrectly IPv6 Mobility Header Link-Layer Address Mobility Option is parsed incorrectly HTTP chunked response includes data beyond the chunked response.

Monitor Network Speed with Netspeed Indicator

Netspeed is a simple piece of app indicator that displays the total current network traffic or bandwidth usage on the Unity panel. When you click on the menu, you get the current download & upload speed on your network interface. Install Netspeed Indicator sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install indicator-netspeed – Logout and login again for it to take effect

Keep An Eye On Your System With Glances Monitor

I recently came across an interesting tool called Glances which allows you to monitor your Linux systems resources such as CPU/Memory usage, Swap, Disk I/O, Network and many more. Glances is a free software (licensed under LGPL) to monitor your GNU/Linux or BSD operating system from a text interface. Glances uses the library libstatgrab to retrieve information from your system and it is developed in Python. On CentOS/RHEL 6.5 – Open terminal console and run following command: [code language=”js”]# yum install glances[/code]

Add SMTP monitors on zabbix

As part of my series of setting up monitors on zabbix, I will share some of the counters I have configured on my zabbix server to monitor the SMTP servers. As I had earlier shown in previous post the importance of creating Templates to group items per servers or functions, I will only show screenshots of some SMTP counters. 1. First create a template for SMTP Servers 2. Create Application to capture the KPI’s to monitor 3.