Wireshark-users: Re: [Wireshark-users] Lua scripting (obtaining protocol fields)
From: "Luis EG Ontanon" <[email protected]>
Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2007 21:45:18 +0200
Does this work?

dnsRespNameExtractor = Field.new(" dns.resp.name")

function tap.packet(pinfo, tvb, userdata)
      local table = {dnsRespNameExtractor()}


end

On 9/11/07, Luis EG Ontanon <[email protected]> wrote:
> On 9/11/07, Dan Siemon <[email protected]> wrote:
> > However, I haven't been able to figure out how I can get access to parts of
> > the packet data that are not covered by the display filter syntax. The
> > particular example I am working on now involves obtaining the answers in a
> > DNS response packet.
>
> dnsExtractor = Field.new(" dns")
>
> function tap.packet(pinfo, tvb, userdata)
>        local dns_tvb = Tvb.new_real(dnsExtractor())
>        local id = dns_tvb(0,2):get_uint() -- tvbrange:get_uint()
> end
>
> but that means redissecting dns...
>
> BTW:
>  For which fields the dns dissector does not have display filter fields?
>
>
> if there are multiple instances of a field in a given packet you can
> get a table with them all this way:
>
> xxxs_table = {xxxExtractor()}
>
> or you can:
>
> value1, value2 =  xxxExtractor();
>
>
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>


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