RE: how to extract ip data from arts file written by cfdcollect?

From: Brett Rees (
Date: Sun Jun 24 2001 - 16:58:00 PDT

  • Next message: Yu-lin Chang: "Re: how to extract ip data from arts file written by cfdcollect?"

    You use the arts* binaries to do that. ie artsintfms -v
    name_of_arts_generated_file. The man pages are shipped with the arts
    package. There is a binary to handle everything that you may want to


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    > -----Original Message-----
    > From: Yu-lin Chang []
    > Sent: Monday, June 25, 2001 3:53 AM
    > To:
    > Subject: how to extract ip data from arts file written by cfdcollect?
    > hi,
    > I'm a buckwheat to cflowd. May I ask a question about cfdcollect?
    > Once the cflowd & cfdcollect installed. Cfdcollect generates arts
    > files that store CISCO's flow-exports data.
    > I setup the cflowd configuration tells cfdcollect to store "flows" raw
    > data,
    > my configuration (cflowd.conf) looks like following,
    > HOST: # major ip of router who sends flow data to me.
    > ADDRESSES: {, # interface ips on router that send
    > 140.109.yyy.yyy } # out flow data.
    > CFDATAPORT: 9991 # cflowdmux listens on this UDP port.
    > SNMPCOMM: 'public' # router's SNMP community name.
    > LOCALAS: 9264 # Local AS number of this router.
    > COLLECT: { asmatrix, netmatrix, portmatrix, ifmatrix,
    > protocol, nexthop, tos, flows }
    > }
    > My question is, how do I extract ip<-->ip traffic data from the arts
    > files?
    > I like to have a report like
    > src_ip dst_ip in_byte out_byte protocol_type(tcp/ip/...) ip_port
    > Should I write programs myself to do that? or there is a tool in
    > cflowd-package
    > can do that?
    > thanks for your kindly helps, and I have to apologize for my poor English.
    > sincerely,
    > Yu-lin Chang
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