Zipped Inter-ORB Protocol (ZIOP)

ZIOP - ZIOP is a new protocol which compresses GIOP Messages. Currently is a "OMG recommended for adoption" specification[2], that is, is under standarization by the hand of RemedyIT (TAO), TID (TIDorb) and IONA (Orbix).



Protocol dependencies

  • TCP: ZIOP is currently defined to use TCP as its transport protocol

Example traffic



The PROTO dissector is partially functional. It show compressed GIOP packets and all infomation about ZIOPHeader, compressor used, sizes, etc. But it doesn't decompress the compressed data.

Preference Settings

There are no preference settings so far.

Example capture file

External links

  • ZIOP ZIOP - OMG ZIOP spec Beta 1

  • Patch ZIOP Patch- ZIOP patch for Wireshark


Imported from on 2020-08-11 23:27:53 UTC