Streams

A Kismet stream is linked to an export of data of prolonged length; for instance, packet capture logs to disk or streamed over the web API.

Streams can be monitored and managed; a privileged user can close existing sterams.

Streams list

  • URL
    /streams/all_streams.json

  • Methods
    GET

  • Result
    Array of active streams

Stream details

  • URL
    /streams/by-id/[STREAMID]/stream_info.json

  • Methods
    GET

  • URL parameters

Key Description
[STREAMID] ID of stream to examine
  • Results
    Returns detailed stream information object

Closing a stream

Closing a stream cancels any data being transferred or stored.

  • URL
    /streams/by-id/[STREAMID]/close_stream.cmd

  • Methods
    GET

  • URL parameters

Key Description
[STREAMID] ID of stream to close
  • Results
    HTTP 200 on successful stream closure HTTP error on failure

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