Re: use cflowd for accounting on 6509

From: David Spindler (
Date: Wed Apr 18 2001 - 06:44:52 PDT

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    We use data from our 6509 for accounting. Shouldn't be any problem getting both
    flows. There is a limit of around 32K-64K flows so depending on your traffic you
    may have to tune the timers and flow mask.

    David Spindler

    On Wed, 18 Apr 2001, Soren Petersen wrote:

    > Hi,
    > I've been trying to get my Cisco 6509s to capture traffic in both
    > directions to use for accounting, but have only succeeded in capturing
    > traffic in one direction.
    > After having started a dialog with Cisco, I'm beginning to understand that
    > it's not possible to do what I want without dropping the switchport
    > functionality and thus letting go of most of the performance.
    > Has anyone else had any experience with Cisco 6000s and cflowd and more
    > importantly, has anyone successfully implemented a solution that can be
    > used for accounting?
    > - Soren
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