etwdump - Man Page

Provide an interface to read ETW

Synopsis

etwdump--help ] [ --version ] [ --extcap-interfaces ] [ --extcap-dlts ] [ --extcap-interface=<interface> ] [ --extcap-config ] [ --capture ] [ --fifo=<path to file or pipe> ] [ --iue=<Should undecidable events be included> ] [ --etlfile=<etl file> ] [ --params=<filter parameters> ]

Description

etwdump is a extcap tool that provides access to a etl file. It is only used to display event trace on Windows.

Options

--help

Print program arguments.

--version

Print program version.

--extcap-interfaces

List available interfaces.

--extcap-interface=<interface>

Use specified interfaces.

--extcap-dlts

List DLTs of specified interface.

--extcap-config

List configuration options of specified interface.

--capture

Start capturing from specified interface save saved it in place specified by --fifo.

--fifo=<path to file or pipe>

Save captured packet to file or send it through pipe.

--iue=<Should undecidable events be included>

Choose if the undecidable event is included.

--etlfile=<Etl file>

Select etl file to display in Wireshark.

--params=<filter parameters>

Input providers, keyword and level filters for the etl file and live session.

Examples

To see program arguments:

etwdump --help

To see program version:

etwdump --version

To see interfaces:

etwdump --extcap-interfaces

Example output

interface {value=etwdump}{display=ETW reader}

To see interface DLTs:

etwdump --extcap-interface=etwdump --extcap-dlts

Example output

dlt {number=1}{name=etwdump}{display=DLT_ETW}

To see interface configuration options:

etwdump --extcap-interface=etwdump --extcap-config

Example output

arg {number=0}{call=--etlfile}{display=etl file}{type=fileselect}{tooltip=Select etl file to display in Wireshark}{group=Capture}
arg {number=1}{call=--params}{display=filter parmeters}{type=string}{tooltip=Input providers, keyword and level filters for the etl file and live session}{group=Capture}
arg {number=2}{call=--iue}{display=Should undecidable events be included}{type=boolflag}{default=false}{tooltip=Choose if the undecidable event is included}{group=Capture}

To capture:

etwdump --extcap-interface etwdump --fifo=/tmp/etw.pcapng --capture --params "--p=Microsoft-Windows-Wmbclass-Opn --p=Microsoft-Windows-wmbclass --k=0xff --l=4"

Note

To stop capturing CTRL+C/kill/terminate application.

See Also

wireshark(1), tshark(1), dumpcap(1), extcap(4)

Notes

etwdump is part of the Wireshark distribution.  The latest version of Wireshark can be found at https://www.wireshark.org.

HTML versions of the Wireshark project man pages are available at https://www.wireshark.org/docs/man-pages.

Authors

Original Author
Odysseus Yang L
wiresharkyyh@outlook.com

Info

2022-01-12