HTTP - Hypertext Transfer Protocol

pcapkit.protocols.application.http contains HTTP only, which is a base class for Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) * family, eg. HTTP/1.* and HTTP/2.

class pcapkit.protocols.application.http.HTTP(file=None, length=None, **kwargs)[source]

Bases: pcapkit.protocols.application.application.Application

This class implements all protocols in HTTP family.

  • Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1) [RFC 7230]

  • Hypertext Transfer Protocol version 2 (HTTP/2) [RFC 7540]

classmethod id()[source]

Index ID of the protocol.


Index ID of the protocol.

Return type

Tuple[Literal[‘HTTPv1’], Literal[‘HTTPv2’]]

property length

Header length of current protocol.


UnsupportedCall – This protocol doesn’t support length.

property name

Name of current protocol.

Return type

Literal[‘Hypertext Transfer Protocol’]