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NAME

       flowprobe - libpcap traffic collector and NetFlow packets originator for NeTAMS project.

SYNOPSIS

       flowprobe {options}

DESCRIPTION

       Flowprobe  is  a  part  of  NeTAMS  (Network  Traffic  Accounting and Monitoring Software)
       project, a data source for NeTAMS daemon. It listens an ethernet interface (PCAP  library,
       like  tcpdump)  and  collects  accconting  data.  Every  N seconds it exports this data as
       NetFlow v5 UDP packet to any  collector,  for  example  NeTAMS  daemon  with  "data-source
       netflow" enabled.

OPTIONS

       -h     print help screen and exit

       -q     quiet output

       -d     turn debugging on

       -e export_to
              IP  address  to  export  flows  to,  A.B.C.D:XXXX, where XXXX is remote port number
              (default is 20001)

       -r rule
              libpcap rule to capture packets

       -i interface
              network interface to listen

       -1 active_timeout
              active flow timeout (sec.), default is 600

       -2 inactive_timeout
              inactive flow timeout (sec.), default is 60

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

       libpcap library and header file pcap.h must present in your system

EXAMPLE

       flowprobe -d -e 1.2.3.4:1000 -r ip -i eth0 -1 200 -2 20
       Exporting to:   1.2.3.4:1000
       Interface:      eth0
       Rule:           ip
       Active timeout: 200 seconds
       Inact timeout:  20 seconds
       Libpcap:        ethernet interface

SEE ALSO

       http://www.netams.com

AUTHORS

       Anton Vinokurov <anton@netams.com>, Yuriy Shkandybin <jura@netams.com>

                                         24 November 2004                            flowprobe(8)