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I am looking for a Fix dissector in lua. i got hope from this link

https://ask.wireshark.org/questions/1023/fix-protocol-dissector

that we have it already working some where so that I am not reinventing the wheel and more interested to find that FIX dissector. Can any one please let me know how I can get the Fix Dissectr in wireshark(or tshark in linux)

asked 14 Feb '16, 17:20

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Wireshark has a FIX dissector, but it's written in C, not Lua. In the Wireshark source tree, see epan/dissectors/packet-fix.c on UN*X or epan\dissectors\packet-fix.c on Windows.

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answered 14 Feb '16, 18:37

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Thanks for the reply Guys Harris. Lets take the example of Linux.

Where can I read the .pcap file and how to extract the FIX message out of the pcap file using that packet-fix.c

(14 Feb '16, 20:30) fixmessenger

Where can I read the .pcap file

With Wireshark or TShark.

how to extract the FIX message out of the pcap file

What do you want to extract? The raw bytes of the message? Specific fields in the message? Something else?

(14 Feb '16, 23:18) Guy Harris ♦♦
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