[Gluster-devel] Initial Wireshark dissector available for testing and accepting contributions

Niels de Vos ndevos at redhat.com
Thu Jan 19 09:02:26 UTC 2012

On 01/10/2012 10:42 PM, Niels de Vos wrote:
> Hi all,
> on https://github.com/nixpanic/gluster-wireshark you can find the
> first results of a dissector for Wireshark. The work is in very early
> stages and only tested with Wireshark-1.4.10 on RHEL6 (well, tshark
> actually).
> At the moment, quite some Gluster RPC packets are detected. The
> RPC-program, procedure and version should be displayed correctly.
> There is no implementation of dissecting the contents of the payload
> yet.
> Some instructions to get the Wireshark sources and the patches applied
> can be found on
> https://github.com/nixpanic/gluster-wireshark/blob/master/README.wireshark.
> If there is enough functionality, I will be able to provide RPMs for
> testing (Fedora and RHEL versions) and get some more feedback before
> sending it upstream to the Wireshark devs.

RPMs are available for testing (RHEL6, F15 and F16):
- http://devos.fedorapeople.org/wireshark-gluster/

Some notes on what to expect can be found on by blog:
- http://blog.nixpanic.net/2012/01/displaying-gluster-traffic-in-wireshark.html


> This is a little hobby/side-project of mine, so development will not
> go very fast. If you feel like helping out, drop me a line or send me
> some patches. The code should contain clear comments that should help
> you on your way.
> Any feedback is much appreciated, thanks,
> Niels
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