[netflow-tools] freebsd 6.1, pflowd, and virtual IPs

Damien Miller djm at mindrot.org
Sun Jul 9 19:46:16 EST 2006

Emerald City / Daniel Duerr wrote:
> Hello,
> I've successfully deployed pflowd on my freebsd 6.1-STABLE w/PF 
> router/firewall and have it feeding its netflows to my collector on 
> another machine.  This router/firewall does bidirectional 1:1 NAT for a 
> bunch of dedicated servers at a colo facility, so its got a bunch of 
> virtual IPs assigned to its outside interface in addition to its own IP. 
>   Everything is working fine between the flow generator & collector, 
> except that all the traffic is being reported against the primary IP of 
> the router/firewall, not the virtual IPs that the traffic were used on. 
>   Anyone know of a way to make it behave the way I'd like?  I use this 
> for traffic accounting purposes so it is critical that I have this level 
> of detail...

pfflowd should report whatever is recorded in the pfsync records. Does
a manual tcpdump of the pfsync interface show the correct addresses?


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