[netflow-tools] softflowd & openbsd carp devices

memic memic at paniert.org
Mon May 14 18:25:41 EST 2007

even with about 10 instances running?

Damien Miller wrote:
> On Thu, 26 Apr 2007, memic wrote:
>> Hi,
>> i have an interface with softflowd running, but since this router is
>> going into a redudant setup
>> i will have carp devices. i will have serveral carp devices on one the
>> interfaces where i running
>> softflowd at the moment, because on this interfaces i have more than one ip.
>> does it make sence to run softflowd on the carp devices (serveral
>> softlfowd istances then)
>> or better to run it on the psyical interface like now (fxp0)?
> I would guess that it would be better to run it on the carp interfaces,
> but in a switched environment there should not be too much effective
> difference - the physical interface should not be seeing traffic destined
> for the virtual arp address of a carp interface when it is in slave mode.
> On the other hand, running multiple instances of softflowd shouldn't
> waste too many cycles.
> -d

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