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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) 0.9-2 821.1 kB4,761.0 kB [list of files]
amd64 0.9-2 869.2 kB3,791.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 0.9-2 741.6 kB3,563.0 kB [list of files]
armel 0.9-2 680.8 kB3,051.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 0.9-2 687.6 kB2,223.0 kB [list of files]
hppa (unofficial port) 0.9-2 807.5 kB3,951.0 kB [list of files]
hurd-i386 0.9-2 925.5 kB3,937.0 kB [list of files]
i386 0.9-2 931.8 kB3,961.0 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) 0.9-2 877.6 kB3,881.0 kB [list of files]
mips 0.9-2 742.2 kB4,740.0 kB [list of files]
mips64el 0.9-2 759.3 kB5,192.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 0.9-2 763.1 kB4,740.0 kB [list of files]
powerpcspe (unofficial port) 0.9-2 719.2 kB3,886.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64 (unofficial port) 0.9-2 809.8 kB5,227.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64el 0.9-2 818.4 kB4,651.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 0.9-2 765.8 kB4,007.0 kB [list of files]
sh4 (unofficial port) 0.9-2 1,042.0 kB4,050.0 kB [list of files]
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