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Observer Quick Start Manual

Welcome to Network Instruments’ Observer, a network monitor and protocol

analyzer for Microsoft, Unix, Novell, Apple, VoIP, and wireless networks (to

name a but a few supported environments). Observer helps the experienced

network administrator to diagnose, solve, and prevent network problems.

This manual does not cover the entire range of Observer’s functionality.

Rather, it briefly describes how to install and configure Observer, and leads

you to some of the most commonly used Observer modes and tools. For more

comprehensive descriptions of Observer’s modes and tools, refer to the

Observer User Guide and the help system.