Re: vlan stats and applications

From: Neil Mckee <>
Date: 10/06/09
Message-Id: <>

There is a list of all the tools that support sFlow here:

but not all of them will take advantage of the VLAN information that
is included in sFlow.

I do know that this tool (from our company) includes a "top vlans"
chart that will give you the quantitative data you are looking for:

To turn on the sFlow feed from the Brocade (Foundry) devices, it is
just a few commands at the CLI:

Neil McKee
InMon Corp.

On Oct 5, 2009, at 9:41 AM, 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?
> 2)what applicatioin will you guys recomment to store the history
> data and
> display the result in some sort of GUI interface?
> Thanks in adavce !
> FD
Received on Tue Oct 6 10:25:36 2009

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