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Packet/Traffic Generator and Analyzer

Ostinato is an open-source, cross-platform network packet crafter/traffic generator and analyzer with a friendly GUI. Craft and send packets of several streams with different protocols at different rates. Ostinato aims to be "Wireshark in Reverse" and become complementary to Wireshark.


 * Open, edit, replay and save PCAP files
 * Support for the most common standard protocols
   - Ethernet/802.3/LLC SNAP
   - VLAN (with QinQ)
   - ARP, IPv4, IPv6, IP-in-IP IP Tunnelling (6over4, 4over6, 4over4, 6over6)
   - Any text based protocol (HTTP, SIP, RTSP, NNTP etc.)
 * Modify any field of any protocol (some protocols allow changing packet
   fields with every packet at run time e.g. changing IP/MAC addresses)
 * User provided Hex Dump - specify some or all bytes in a packet
 * User defined script to substitute for an unimplemented protocol
 * Stack protocols in any arbitrary order
 * Create and configure multiple streams
 * Configure stream rates, bursts, no. of packets
 * Single client can control and configure multiple ports on multiple
   computers generating traffic
 * Exclusive control of a port to prevent the OS from sending stray packets
   provides a controlled testing environment
 * Statistics Window shows real time port receive/transmit statistics and rates
 * Capture packets and view them (needs Wireshark)
 * Framework to add new protocol builders easily

Tags: Interface Toolkit: Qt

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alpha (unofficial port) 0.9-2+b1 820.4 kB4,762.0 kB [list of files]
amd64 0.9-2+b1 856.1 kB3,732.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 0.9-2+b1 738.2 kB3,511.0 kB [list of files]
armel 0.9-2+b1 678.2 kB2,988.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 0.9-2+b1 685.4 kB2,204.0 kB [list of files]
hppa (unofficial port) 0.9-2+b1 810.4 kB3,884.0 kB [list of files]
hurd-i386 0.9-2+b1 925.9 kB3,938.0 kB [list of files]
i386 0.9-2+b1 927.3 kB3,928.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-amd64 0.8-1 784.3 kB3,437.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-i386 0.8-1 817.3 kB3,411.0 kB [list of files]
m68k (unofficial port) 0.9-2+b1 886.3 kB3,916.0 kB [list of files]
mips 0.9-2+b1 756.5 kB4,795.0 kB [list of files]
mips64el 0.9-2+b1 774.6 kB5,274.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 0.9-2+b1 779.0 kB4,795.0 kB [list of files]
powerpcspe (unofficial port) 0.9-2+b1 721.0 kB3,889.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64 (unofficial port) 0.9-2+b1 806.5 kB5,104.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64el 0.9-2+b1 813.4 kB4,527.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 0.9-2+b1 771.6 kB4,011.0 kB [list of files]
sh4 (unofficial port) 0.9-2+b1 1,055.9 kB4,088.0 kB [list of files]
sparc64 (unofficial port) 0.9-2+b1 680.7 kB3,569.0 kB [list of files]
x32 (unofficial port) 0.9-2+b1 872.0 kB3,498.0 kB [list of files]