Will Ethereal be devoured by Wireshark?

Tuesday, 13 June 2006, 2:44 AM EST

Ethereal has long been the tool of choice among countless network administrators for robust packet capturing and protocol analysis. Now the hugely popular open source tool has a new name, Wireshark, and a new sponsor to go along with it.

Wireshark is essentially a fork of the source code tree for Ethereal. Forking source code refers to the process of copying a source code tree into new branch for continued development, usually by different developers.

At Windows IT Pro.

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