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Generate DITG script files from a pcap file

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Generates [DITG’s] ( flow definition Files for each IP using a Packet Capture (.pcap) file as input



  • The help section of the program describes the usage details

    usage: [-h] [-t START_TIME] [-e END_TIME] [-s PACKET_SIZE_OPTIONS] [-p]
          pcap_file mapper_file list_file
    Generate DITG script files from a pcap file
    positional arguments:
      pcap_file             .pcap file to be used in generation
      mapper_file           Mapper file to be used in generation
      list_file             File containing all distinct IPs to be used in
    optional arguments:
      -h, --help            show this help message and exit
      -t START_TIME, --start-time START_TIME
                            Timestamp (in sec) from which the file should be read
      -e END_TIME, --end-time END_TIME
                            Timestamp (in sec) until which the file should be read
      -s PACKET_SIZE_OPTIONS, --packet-size-options PACKET_SIZE_OPTIONS
                            Packet size options to be used for each flow (for ex.
                            For Anonymized trace pcap files). If not provided,
                            *_ps files are created for each flow by using packet
                            sizes as per the pcap file
      -p, --print-all-ips   Print all distinct IPs appearing in the pcap file and
      -c, --clean           Remove any older generated files and exit the program
  • The format of list_file is as follows:,,
    • These are the IPs that are appearing in the PCAP file (as specified by pcap_file argument)

    • You can generate this list automatically by running the example program with -p option

      $ touch list_file
      $ python -p pcap_file mapper_file list_file > list_file
    • Note: While running the program with -p option, the files mapper_file and list_file are not actually used but still have to be provided as argument and should exist.

  • The format of mapper_file is as follows:

  • Usage in a different script or in interpreter mode is as:

    >> from pcap_to_ditg import pcap_to_ditg
    >> pcap_file_path = '***'
    >> mapper_file_path = '***'
    >> list_file_path = '***'
    >> options = {'end_time' : 60}
    >> p = pcap_to_ditg.pcap_to_ditg(
    The flow scripts and the IDT files have been generated and have been saved in separate sub-folders *_ditg_files.

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