[Oisf-users] Suricata compatible packet generator

jt jtfas90 at gmail.com
Fri Aug 9 12:34:02 UTC 2019

Hi! Welcome to the list!

I use flowsynth


I have file2pcap on my list to play more with but have heard of others
using it.



On Fri, 2019-08-09 at 14:10 +0300, Duonas Kepals wrote:
> Hello everyone!
> This is my first message in this mailing list, I hope it's an OK
> question.
> I am trying to use suricata, and as I understand, I can pass a .pcap
> file to it, and some rules, and suricata then will tell if there are
> any packets matching any rules.
> For testing purposes, I would like to generate some packets from
> rules, and then feed those packets and rules to suricata. I expect
> that this would make every packet to match against some rules.
> I tried using sniffles tool to generate packets from rules, but
> sometimes it crashes, I suppose it is not updated and does not
> recognize some newer rule syntax, e.g. when there is "...
> http_header; ..." inside content it crashes; and many other cases.
> But there are also some rules that don't crash sniffles. But this is
> not ideal.
> I would like to know if there is any tool, maybe developed by
> suricata developers, or third party, which would generate packets in
> .pcap file, for further testing purposes.
> Sincerely,
> Duonas Kepals
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