ivstools Description

ivstools is included in the aircrack-ng package and is used to merge and convert .ivs files.

Source: ivstools Wiki
ivstools Homepage | Kali aircrack-ng Repo

  • Author: Thomas d’Otreppe, Original work: Christophe Devine
  • License: GPLv2
ivstools – extract IVs from a pcap file or merges several .ivs files into one
root@kali:~# ivstools

ivsTools 1.4 - (C) 2006-2018 Thomas d'Otreppe

usage: ivstools --convert
Extract ivs from a pcap file
ivstools --merge .. <output>
Merge ivs files

ivstools Usage Examples

Strip out the initialization vectors of the provided .pcap capture and save them to a new file.

root@kali:~# ivstools --convert wep_64_ptw.cap out.ivs
Opening wep_64_ptw.cap
Creating out.ivs
Read 65282 packets.
Written 30566 IVs.

Merge all .ivs files into one file.

root@kali:~# ivstools --merge *.ivs /root/all-ivs.ivs
Creating /root/all-ivs.ivs
Opening out.ivs
916996 bytes written
Opening out2.ivs
1374748 bytes written