There are billions of packets flying around the web
sky today. A significant number of them are of malicious intent.
These packets help us to understand when there are notable
security or performance events occurring on the network and also
to find out common network problems such as loss of
connectivity, slow network etc.This paper focus on the
comparative study of different packet analyzers available in
current market and how we can choose amongst them according
to our requirements.
Keywords: Packetcapturing, Packetanalysis, Wireshark,
Eherape, capsa, libpcap.