[Zeek-Dev] connection $history - 'g' for gap

Justin Azoff justin at corelight.com
Tue Apr 9 09:35:42 PDT 2019

On Mon, Apr 8, 2019 at 8:13 PM Jim Mellander <jmellander at lbl.gov> wrote:

> It might be valuable to have some (optional) way of accessing the byte
> counts consisting the content gap(s).  If the content gap is somewhere in a
> long tail, but DPD still fails, then the explanation could be something
> other than a content gap.
> On the other hand, maybe you're just thinking about content gaps at the
> head of a connection before it has been fully analyzed.

This is the missed_bytes field:

missed_bytes: count &log &default = 0 &optional
Indicates the number of bytes missed in content gaps, which is
representative of packet loss. A value other than zero will normally cause
protocol analysis to fail but some analysis may have been completed prior
to the packet loss.

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