Re: How to study traffic flow between two routers ?

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Nov 24th, 2008
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I am planning to do a complex migration from frame-relay to mpls and need to know what kind of traffic is traversing this link ?

What are my options or tools that I can do to accomplish this ?

Pls advice,


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Joseph W. Doherty Mon, 11/24/2008 - 04:23
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Not as good as Narayan's suggestion using Netflow, but if the router supports NBAR, you might obtain an insight into the traffic crossing the router too.

tcordier Mon, 11/24/2008 - 13:16
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Last, and probably least informative, you can use IP accounting. You would need to deduce application flows from source-destination IP pairs, which is a downside, but it can be applied quickly, and does not need additional devices, like a netflow collector.

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