Re: [Cflowd] netflow question - Cisco file format

From: Edwin D. Vinas (edwinv@asti.dost.gov.ph)
Date: Wed Mar 12 2003 - 16:21:41 PST

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    MessageHi,

    If you want collect netflow from routers, it is possible to use Cflowd. Cflowd has two components -- cflowdmux & cfdcollect. When cflowd is running, it will collect raw flow files version 5 format from flow-exporters and saves the raw flow files in arts++ format. In our case we are using Cflow to analyze these raw flow files. To graph the data you can use FlowScan and to database it we used a custom program called FlowSQL which stores the granular flow fields in a Postgresql database. This is an example implemenation: http://noc.asti.dost.gov.ph/netflow/index.php Docs: http://netmeas.asti.dost.gov.ph/docus/netflow/Netflow.pdf

    HTH :-)

    best regards,
    --edwin

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      ----- Original Message -----
      From: Vladimir Jirasek
      To: 'cflowd@caida.org'
      Sent: Wednesday, March 12, 2003 10:04 PM
      Subject: [Cflowd] netflow question - Cisco file format

      Hi,
       
      I have developed the tool that can read text files from Cisco Netflow collector via ftp and analyse it down to application flow level. Now I want to setup something similar but using Cflowd. I would like to use only collector function and get raw data prefferably in Cisco format.
      Is this achievable?
       
      Many thanks

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