How do I Graph HTTP Response Times in Wireshark ?

Wireshark offers a huge range of features, allowing you to display the data and results captured at the packet level.

This article will show you how to graph the HTTP response times of your capture. i.e the time taken to receive the HTTP response once the HTTP request has been Acknowledged.


  1. Goto 'Statistics' / 'IO Graph'
  2. Within the window set the following,

Note : If you want to see the true totals of response times then you will want to leave the tick interval at 1 sec (or poss less). However if you want to look for patterns within the response times (i.e times increase at x oclock in the day) then you will want to up your tick interval (poss to 10 seconds). 



Tags: HTTP, Wireshark

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