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A simple script to extract policies from a Stormshield Network Security device configuration file to CSV

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A simple script to extract policies from a Stormshield Network Security device configuration file to CSV


$ python3 -h
Usage: [options]
Version: 1.11

  -h, --help            show this help message and exit

  Main parameters:
    -i INPUT_FILE, --input-file=INPUT_FILE
                        Partial or full Stormshield Network security appliance
                        configuration file. Ex: filter.cfg
    -o OUTPUT_FILE, --output-file=OUTPUT_FILE
                        Output csv file (default ./policies-out.csv)
    -s, --skip-header   Do not print the csv header
    -d DELIMITER, --delimiter=DELIMITER
                        CSV delimiter (default ";")



separator color="000000" comment="Allow VPN A to B" collapse="1"
pass inspection firewall log ipproto vpn-esp proto none from A to B	# Créée le 1970-01-01 00:00:01, par Serge (
separator color="000000" comment="Block B to C" collapse="1"
block from B to C port ssh	# Prenez un chewing-gum EmileCréée le 1970-01-01 00:00:02, par Odile (
block from A to G port ssh	# àloléCréée le 1970-01-01 00:00:02, par Léon (


Allow VPN A to B;;;;;;;;;;
pass;log;A;B;vpn-esp;none;; ;1970-01-01 00:00:01;Serge;
Block B to C;;;;;;;;;;
block;;B;C;;;ssh; Prenez un chewing-gum Emile;1970-01-01 00:00:02;Odile;
block;;A;G;;;ssh; àlolé;1970-01-01 00:00:02;Léon;

Dependencies and installation

  • Python 3 or superior (sorry but Python 2 is a pain with csv unicode stuff)
  • The easiest way to setup everything: pip install snspoliciestocsv and then directly use $ snspoliciestocsv
  • Or git clone that repository


  • version 1.12 - 08/13/2018: Fixing the README layout on PyPI
  • version 1.11 - 07/22/2017: Fixing some utf-8 issues, and adding the log column
  • version 1.0 - 07/14/2017: Initial commit

Disclaimer and license

  • I don't own anything on the Stormshield brand and am not affiliated with organization
  • snspoliciestocsv is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
    • snspoliciestocsv is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
    • See the GNU Lesser General Public License for more details:


  • Thomas Debize < tdebize at mail d0t com >

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