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Save packet data as hex string

asked 2018-05-31 09:52:37 +0000

blueren gravatar image


I have a few CFLOW (netflow v9) packets that I'd like to refeed using a python script. Specifically this python script.

How exactly do I export the packet data as a hex string? I tried to right click > copy > ... as hex stream. But that gives me the data in ...0009000c01f200f25b0fa... format and not in ...\x00\t\x00\x15e\x9c\ ... format. Is this possible? Kindly advice.


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answered 2018-05-31 10:15:41 +0000

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Try using the " Escaped String" option of Copy.

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I tried that but unfortunately that doesn't seem to work with the script. The script basically replays the data to 2055 where my logshtash instance is running. If I feed it the escaped string data, logstash complains stating that the data received is incorrect. Also, there is a difference in formatting between what is present in the script vs what is being generated by "as escaped string" - something which I'm not able to figure our at the moment

blueren gravatar imageblueren ( 2018-05-31 10:18:57 +0000 )edit

Those are the only hex formats supported by Wireshark, you'll probably have to adjust the script to handle the input you give it.

grahamb gravatar imagegrahamb ( 2018-05-31 10:28:03 +0000 )edit

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