Librenix
Headlines | Linux | Apps | Coding | BSD | Admin | News
Information for Linux System Administration 

Monitor Network Traffic with Netflow

Up
vote
Down

Know your flows...
Netflow provides a session-level view of network traffic, recording information about every TCP/IP transaction that occurs over your network. It might not be as complete a record of network traffic as tcpdump can provide, but it's also much easier to manage and much more informative when aggregated.

By session data I mean "which host talked to which other host, on which ports, and how much data did they exchange?" One session is a flow.
 read more | mail this link | score:5711 | -Ray, August 29, 2005
More Sysadmin articles...

Abstract Art on Acrylic Panels

admin headlines

Tutorial: Install Nginx, PHP5, PHP-FPM, MySQL on Fedora 19

Zap GPT data structures from a disk, while preserving existing MBR partitions

Tutorial: Install Nginx, PHP5, PHP-FPM, MySQL on Fedora 16

Create a Debian Wheezy OpenVZ template

Linux, BSD distributions supporting disk encryption

Tutorial: Ubuntu 10.10 LAN Torrent Seedbox with Avalanche-rt, Lighttpd, Rtorrent, Vsftpd, Samba

 

Firefox sidebar

Site map

Site info

News feed

Features

Login
(to post)

Search

 
Articles are owned by their authors.   © 2000-2012 Ray Yeargin