Wireshark For Video Surveillance Tutorial

Author: Brian Karas, Published on Aug 01, 2016

Want to snoop on the data going between your NVR and your IP camera?  Wireshark is the tool most commonly used to analyze network traffic and see what is really happening on the wire. It is helpful both in troubleshooting and understanding what is happening with IP camera streams.

This report gives an introduction to Wireshark and how to do some basic analysis on captured data to find information useful for camera setup and debugging, including:

  • Analyzing transmissions from IP cameras
  • Finding Unknown static IP addresses of IP cameras
  • Finding the RTSP URL of an IP camera
  • Using the follow option to get more data on an IP camera

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