My planned work on networking stack
Bjoern A. Zeeb
bzeeb-lists at lists.zabbadoz.net
Thu Mar 4 10:51:58 PST 2004
On Thu, 4 Mar 2004, James wrote:
> > J> why inject as_path info from userland to kernel "fib"? may be netflow turning
> > J> into an api that quagga can take advantage of to gather accounting information
> > J> is more feasible?
> > James, can you please describe your idea more understandible? I can't understand
> > your last sentence, sorry.
> sorry, i wasn't writing clearly :)
> what i meant is, an implementation of an API for netflow gathering
> stats from the kernel. once you have that API, perhaps quagga can take
> advantage of that API, to support netflow accounting by itself, along
> with as path information and all that..
quagga is _routing_ software. _accounting_ software is s.th. else.
What you want is an interface from quagga and s.th. like ng_netflow or
whatever it is called exactly(search the arhive) and a small piece
of software that merges information gathered from both called
an accounting daemon.
PS: I have cut down the Cc: (also removed current@)
Bjoern A. Zeeb bzeeb at Zabbadoz dot NeT
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