MessageAnalyzer

All things about Message Analyzer and related diagnosis for Networks, Log files, and Windows Components

October, 2013

  • Using PowerShell to Automate Tracing

    While tracing with a UI is simple, it has limitations today. When it comes to tracing a sticky problem, you need extensibility and flexibility in order to instrument when to start and stop a trace. We facilitate this in Message Analyzer by leveraging...
  • Support for Microsoft Open Specifications Documentation

    One of the focuses of Message Analyzer is to support protocol interoperability and our Microsoft Open Specifications Documentation . And in fact we have a group at Microsoft who supports these efforts. A great resource in this respect is the Microsoft...
  • Remote Capture with Message Analyzer and Windows 8.1

    With the introduction of Windows 8.1, we have an amazing new feature which lets Message Analyzer capture messages remotely. This feature was introduced with Windows 8.1 and Server 2012 R2. From any client, down to Windows 7 (which requires a few components...
  • Customizing Message Analyzer Column Layouts

    by Mai-Ing Cheng This exciting feature allows you to choose the data columns that you want to display in the Analysis Grid viewer; a feature that was not available in Netmon. You can greatly enhance your data analysis perspectives by having access to...
  • Dealing with Too Much Data

    Networks are fast. Way fast! Sniffing for just a few seconds can generate a lot of data. And it’s not trending down at all. While we will continue to optimize things and make Message Analyzer work with larger data sets more effectively, the truth is that...