Wireshark 2.4.3 on CentOS 7 available via repository

This is the maintenance release of Wireshark 2.4. The repository will automatically update to version 2.4.3. If you want to use it, add the repository following the instructions in Wireshark 2.4 on CentOS7 (TL;DR version) Run yum update to get the latest repository information. Since version 2.4.x uses only the Qt version of the interface,…

Elliott Management Acquires Gigamon for $1.6 Billion

Investment agitator and vulture Elliott Management have acquired network monitoring firm Gigamon for $1.6bn. Gigamon have recently posted third quarter results (Gigamon Third Quarter 2017 Financial Highlights). These show revenue and profits down over the quarter. Given that Gigamon’s primary product lines are high bandwidth network monitors and taps, this is unsurprising. The physical network…

Building Wireshark 2.4.0 for CentOS 7

Some of you might have found the earlier post on Building a Wireshark for CentOS 7. Since then several releases of Wireshark have passed, and now Wireshark has released version 2.4.0 as a stable version. You could skip to the TL;DR version if you just want the application. Don’t forget the release notes! Update: The…