A simple packet crafting tool that turns text commands into pcaps. Optionally build a DAQ and Snort can directly read commands or raw payload data - no pcap required. Packets can exhibit any flaw or anomaly desired. Syntax is flexible and powerful.


Simple, Extensible
IP4 and IP6
Useful for testing IDS / IPS, etc.
Create good and evil packets
Total control of packet contents
Includes optional Snort DAQ
Abcip depends on libpcap only
Input abc commands or raw payload
Automatically segment TCP streams
Automatically fragment IP4 and IP6 packets
Randomize or reverse packet sequences
Automatically create valid bidirectional TCP sessions