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Ethereal-dev: [Ethereal-dev] ASN.1 over SCTP

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From: Thomas Steffen <[email protected]>
Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2004 17:05:52 +0200

I am trying to use ethereal 0.10.5 for debugging a network application. We use a custom protocol (in ASN.1) over SCTP. It nearly works, but there are three outstanding issues:
1. I can't get ethereal to analyse the data sent over SCTP (beyond 
giving a hex dump). If I send the same date over TCP, I can use 
Decode-as->Transport and select ASN1. However, for an SCTP stream, the 
Transport tab is not show. I guess this is a simple issue, but I don't 
know where to look for it.
2. Is it possible to make ethereal recognise the ASN1 data automatically?

3. Is it possble to autodetect the PDU type? We have several different message types, and they are defined as separate ASN.1 types.
Any suggestion would be very much appreciated. If changes to the code 
are necessary, I should be able to do that, if someone could point me 
into the correct direction...