Re: Cflowd and Cisco Catalyst 6500 + PFC2 + MSFC2

From: Pierre Vander Vorst (pvanderv@cisco.com)
Date: Thu Apr 05 2001 - 07:27:42 PDT

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    Hi,

    You should export NetFlow V7 instead of NetFlow V8. NetFlow
    V8 is Aggreagation NetFlow, which has been desgned for high-speed
    routers. Even if it's there in the CLI of the Cat SUP, not
    to be used.

    Pierre

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    > From: "Didier CONTIS" <didier@ece.gatech.edu>
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    > Subject: Cflowd and Cisco Catalyst 6500 + PFC2 + MSFC2
    > Date: Thu, 5 Apr 2001 10:04:18 -0400
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    > I am trying to export some flows (v8) from our new catalyst 6500
    > (from the CatOS side since we have to use CEF) and I am getting
    > the following error in the log of cflowd ->
    >
    > Apr 5 10:46:51 supervisor cflowdmux[23466]: [E] bogus agg_method (6)
    > for v8 flow export {cflowdmux.cc:166}
    > Apr 5 10:47:31 supervisor cflowdmux[23466]: [E] bogus agg_method (6)
    > for v8 flow export {cflowdmux.cc:166}
    > Apr 5 10:48:51 supervisor last message repeated 2 times
    > Apr 5 10:49:55 supervisor last message repeated 20 times
    >
    > This is what I have as a definition for our Catalyst 6500
    >
    > CISCOEXPORTER {
    > HOST: 130.207.X.XYZ # IP address of Cisco
    > sending data.
    > ADDRESSES: { 130.207.X.XYZ }, # Addresses of interfaces on
    > Cisco sending data.
    > CFDATAPORT: 2055 # Port on which to listen
    > for data.
    > SNMPCOMM: 'my_secret' # SNMP community name.
    > COLLECT: { protocol, portmatrix, ifmatrix, nexthop, netmatrix,
    > asmatrix, tos, flows }
    > }
    >
    > I was wondering if someone has an idea. I found a reference to the v8
    > format
    > in the archive of the mailing list. However I am not really sure what
    > I need to do.
    >
    > Thanks in advance for any help.
    >
    > Regards, Didier.
    >
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    > Didier CONTIS
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    > School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    > Georgia Tech, ECE 0250, Atlanta, GA USA 30332
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