is a small NetFlow collector daemon capable of understanding Cisco NetFlow
version 1, version 5 and version 9 packet formats.
supports filtering and tagging of received flows before they are stored on
disk, using a filter syntax similar to the OpenBSD PF packet filter.
The on-disk format is flexible in that it allows selection of which packet
fields are recorded, so logs may be made very compact.
will obtain its configuration from the
file, which typically resides in
However, a different configuration file may be specified on the commandline
may be terminated by sending it a
Upon receipt of a
will close and reopen its logfile.
This is useful for rotating logs.
it will re-read its configuration and re-open its logfile.
Some basic runtime statistics will be logged when
is signalled with
The command-line options are as follows:
|-D macro = value
defines the name macro, which can then be used later in the config file.
Refer to the
for more information on the use of macros.
in debugging mode.
In this mode,
will not fork to the background and will print verbose diagnostics, including
details of each flow received.
not to fork and background itself.
Logging will be reported to stderr instead of syslog.
Specify an alternate location for the configuration file
Displays commandline usage information.