[netflow-tools] softflowd & openbsd carp devices
memic at paniert.org
Wed Jun 20 07:02:41 EST 2007
can the flows be send to one instance of flowd?
> even with about 10 instances running?
> Damien Miller wrote:
>> On Thu, 26 Apr 2007, memic wrote:
>>> 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.
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