[netflow-tools] softflowd and AS numbers?

Damien Miller djm at mindrot.org
Tue Jan 2 10:23:04 EST 2007

On Thu, 28 Dec 2006, Reto Burkhalter wrote:

> Hello everybody
> As far as I remember, the netflow protocol should support
> the extraction of ASN (autonomous system numbers). If I am
> right, it would be nice to integrate softflowd with openbgpd
> to deliver the ASN in the exported flows.
> I could imagine some sort of lookup via bgpctl read-only socket and
> cache the result inside softflowd's memory structures for further
> usage.
> Could be something for the TODO list, right?

Absolutely - Mathieu Sauve-Frankel is already looking at implementing
it for pfflowd first, and his implementation can be adapted for softflowd.


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