[Snort-users] mysql to pcap?

Dirk Geschke dirk at ...10648...
Sat Aug 30 15:44:33 EDT 2008

Hi Tim,

> I'm viewing snort events through a third-party tool that is fetching
> the data from the mysql database snort is logging to.  I want to be
> able to select a particular event in the third-party tool and view it
> in wireshark, so that I can subject the payload to wireshark's
> protocol parsers.


> But someone must have done this already.  Right?  :)

you can not do this with the standard database scheme, there are
some parameters, especially the headers, missing.

I extended the database scheme to allow the storage of the missing
parts so that you can rebuild the pcap file. All this is part of
FLoP, maybe you should take a look at it:


Best regards

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