[netflow-tools] Problem with pfflowd on freebsd 6.0

Damien Miller djm at mindrot.org
Tue Dec 13 07:52:40 EST 2005

On Fri, 9 Dec 2005, Bartosz Giza wrote:

> Hi,
> My box is running on freebsd 6.0-STABLE. I want to gather data
> to collector from my pf states.
> I was trying to make pfflowd to work but without success.
> Could anyone help me and tell how to do this?
> Maybe there is someone on this list who has pfflowd running on
> Freebsd machine and could help me with this.
> When i start pfflowd with -D switch i only have this message:
> pfflowd -D
> No export target defined
> ZZZZ -1
> pfflowd[37565]: pfflowd listening on pfsync0
> it dosen't matter that i tell to what collector send this data.
> Nothing happens.

Make sure that you have brought up the pfsync0 interface "ifconfig 
pfsync up" before running pfllowd. 

Also, check to see whether traffic is making it to the interface 
using tcpdump. If tcpdump doesn't see any traffic, then your problem
lies with pf/pfsync and not pfflowd.


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