Re: vlan stats and applications

From: Aaron Glenn <>
Date: 10/06/09
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On Mon, Oct 5, 2009 at 4:41 PM, fedora fedora <> wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> We have been using netflow for a long time and recently a request was sent
> by other group in our company asking for vlan traffic statistic on some
> Foundry devices, apparent netflow does not support this layer2 info so i am
> looking into sflow solution now, before i take a deep dive, i have the
> following two questions I wish someone can give me a quick answer.
> 1)sflow supports vlan in its format, so what is the quickest way to pull
> traffic count in a spefic vlan?

I've found pmacct to be the simplest to start with.

> 2)what applicatioin will you guys recomment to store the history data and
> display the result in some sort of GUI interface?

that depends on many factors; I'd suggest trying nfsen as it now
supports sFlow, though I'm not sure how well (:

> Thanks in adavce !
> FD
Received on Tue Oct 6 11:54:51 2009

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