Monitoring Network Flow

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Aug 28th, 2009
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Please how can I monitor or know the amount of packets flowing through the port of a router or switch.

Is it possible to see a real time flow statistics.

I configured 'ip route cache flow' on the interface of the router and I can use 'show ip cache flow' to see the outputs but in truth I dont know how to interprete the outputs.

Can some one help me with this, may be a link to a material that will give me more information or if there is any software I can down load on the end system to use to interpret the output.



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Lucien Avramov Fri, 08/28/2009 - 10:47
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show ip cache verbose flow will also show you the DSCP bit.

As far as softwares, we have NFC : cisco netflow collector. You can get a trial on our website.

There are other vendors that also have netflow products such as:




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