Top Skills for Network Engineers

This article lists the top skills for network engineers. 1. TCP/IP TCP/IP is a must have skill for network engineers. In today’s distributed network environment, components from different vendors would be used. TCP/IP is the common protocol suite which would be used for inter networking. Network Engineers should …

Python IP Scanner

The Python IP scanner is a command line tool which takes the IP addresses to be scanned on the network. The tool displays the IP addresses which are shutdown and up. The final count is displayed based on the number of systems which are up and running on …

Python Scapy tutorial

This tutorial shows how to send a icmp ping packet with Python and Scapy. The tool which is named as L3 troubleshooting tool sends a ping packet to the destination and prints the response. The 1st step is to create a python file using the command vi l3tshoot.py …

tshark filter to log IP address on server

The following tshark script captures the incoming or source IP addresses on a server and logs it in a text file. tshark -i eth0 -R “ip.dst==192.168.1.25” -T Fields -e ip.src -a duration:30>output.txt The above script captures tshark on the eth0 interface on the server (tshark –i eth0) with …

nmap script to detect proxy servers

The following nmap script can be used to detect proxy servers on a network. Typically proxy servers work on TCP port 8080. nmap can be used to scan a network for TCP port 8080. The following command shows the appropriate script to be used with nmap. nmap -p …

Python dns lookup script

The python dns lookup script performs a dns lookup with python and returns the IP address of the corresponding DNS name. The script can be used to find the IP address of a website , URL etc. The source code is shown below. Online Python Network Programming Course …

Wireshark tutorial

This wireshark tutorial for beginners understands the different types of filters which can be used for various conditions. The list of conditions are appropriate filters are explained. How to monitor Ethernet packets with a specific source address. In this scenario, all ethernet packets which are originating from a …

Wireshark Tutorials for Network administrators

The wireshark tutorials for network administrators is a compilation of How to tutorials which are typically used for network administration activity with wireshark. The table of contents is shown below. Table of Contents How to find the IP address of websites accessed by a system using DNS analysis …