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flow-gen(1)                          General Commands Manual                          flow-gen(1)

NAME

       flow-gen — Generate test flows

SYNOPSIS

       flow-gen [-h]  [-b big|little]  [-d debug_level]  [-n count]  [-V version]  [-z z_level]

DESCRIPTION

       The  flow-gen  utility generates a test pattern of flows in any of the currently supported
       export versions typically for debugging purposes.

OPTIONS

       -b big|little
                 Byte order of output.

       -d debug_level
                 Enable debugging.

       -h        Display help.

       -n count  Generate count flows.  Default 1000.

       -V version
                 Generate version type exports.  Supported versions are:

           1    NetFlow version 1 (No sequence numbers, AS, or mask)
           5    NetFlow version 5
           6    NetFlow version 6 (5+ Encapsulation size)
           7    NetFlow version 7 (Catalyst switches)
           8.1  NetFlow AS Aggregation
           8.2  NetFlow Proto Port Aggregation
           8.3  NetFlow Source Prefix Aggregation
           8.4  NetFlow Destination Prefix Aggregation
           8.5  NetFlow Prefix Aggregation
           8.6  NetFlow Destination (Catalyst switches)
           8.7  NetFlow Source Destination (Catalyst switches)
           8.8  NetFlow Full Flow (Catalyst switches)
           8.9  NetFlow ToS AS Aggregation
           8.10 NetFlow ToS Proto Port Aggregation
           8.11 NetFlow ToS Source Prefix Aggregation
           8.12 NetFlow ToS Destination Prefix Aggregation
           8.13 NetFlow ToS Prefix Aggregation
           8.14 NetFlow ToS Prefix Port Aggregation
           1005 Flow-Tools tagged version 5

       -z z_level
                 Configure compression level to  z_level.  0 is disabled (no compression),  9  is
                 highest compression.

EXAMPLES

       Generate  a test pattern of 1000 version 5 flows and send them in the Cisco NetFlow packet
       format to 10.0.0.1 port 9500.

         flow-gen -V5 | flow-send 0/10.0.0.1/9500

BUGS

       The test pattern may change between releases.

AUTHOR

       Mark Fullmer maf@splintered.net

SEE ALSO

       flow-tools(1)

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