Flexible Netflow Command Reference, Cisco IOS XE Release 3SE (Catalyst 3850 Switches)
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match interface (Flexible NetFlow) through ttl (Flexible NetFlow)

match interface (Flexible NetFlow) through ttl (Flexible NetFlow)

match interface (Flexible NetFlow)

To configure input and output interfaces as key fields for a flow record, use the match interface command in Flexible NetFlow flow record configuration mode. To disable the use of the input and output interfaces as key fields for a flow record, use the no form of this command.

match interface { input | output }

no match interface { input | output }

Cisco Catalyst 6500 Switches in Cisco IOS Release 12.2(50)SY

match interface { input [physical] | output } [snmp]

no match interface { input [physical] | output } [snmp]

Syntax Description

input

Configures the input interface as a key field.

physical

(Optional) Configures the physical input interface as a key field and enables collecting the input interface from the flows.

output

Configures the output interface as a key field.

snmp

(Optional) Configures the simple network management protocol (SNMP) index of the input interface as a key field.

Command Default

The input and output interfaces are not configured as key fields.

Command Modes


Flexible NetFlow flow record configuration (config-flow-record)

Command History

Release

Modification

12.4(9)T

This command was introduced.

12.2(31)SB2

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS Release 12.2(31)SB2.

12.0(33)S

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 12000 series routers.

12.2(33)SRC

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 7200 series routers.

12.2(33)SRE

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 7300 Network Processing Engine (NPE) series routers.

12.2(50)SY

This command was modified. The physical and snmp keywords were added.

15.2(2)T

This command was modified. Support for the Cisco Performance Monitor was added.

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.5S

This command was modified. Support for the Cisco Performance Monitor was added.

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE.

Usage Guidelines

This command can be used with both Flexible NetFlow and Performance Monitor. These products use different commands to enter the configuration mode in which you issue this command, however the mode prompt is the same for both products. For Performance Monitor, you must first enter the flow record type performance-monitor command before you can use this command.

Because the mode prompt is the same for both products, here we refer to the command mode for both products as flow record configuration mode. However, for Flexible NetFlow, the mode is also known as Flexible NetFlow flow record configuration mode; and for Performance Monitor, the mode is also known as Performance Monitor flow record configuration mode.

A flow record requires at least one key field before it can be used in a flow monitor. The key fields differentiate flows, with each flow having a unique set of values for the key fields. The key fields are defined using the match command.

Examples

Cisco Performance Monitor in Cisco IOS Release 15.2(2)T and XE 3.5S

The following example configures the input interface as a key field:

Router(config)# flow record FLOW-RECORD-1
Router(config-flow-record)# match interface input

The following example configures the output interface as a key field:

Router(config)# flow record FLOW-RECORD-1
Router(config-flow-record)# match interface output

The following example configures the output interface as a key field:

Router(config)# flow record type performance-monitor RECORD-1
Router(config-flow-record)# match interface output

Related Commands

Command

Description

flow record

Creates a flow record, and enters Flexible NetFlow flow record configuration mode.

flow record type performance-monitor

Creates a flow record, and enters Performance Monitor flow record configuration mode.

match ipv4

To configure one or more of the IPv4 fields as a key field for a flow record, use the match ipv4 command in Flexible NetFlow flow record configuration mode. To disable the use of one or more of the IPv4 fields as a key field for a flow record, use the no form of this command.

match ipv4 { dscp | header-length | id | option map | precedence | protocol | tos | version }

no match ipv4 { dscp | header-length | id | option map | precedence | protocol | tos | version }

Cisco Performance Monitor in Cisco IOS Release 15.1(3)T and 12.2(58)SE

match ipv4 protocol

no match ipv4 protocol

Cisco Catalyst 6500 Switches in Cisco IOS Release 12.2(50)SY

match ipv4 { dscp | precedence | protocol | tos }

no match ipv4 { dscp | precedence | protocol | tos }

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE

match ipv4 { protocol | tos | version }

match ipv4 { protocol | tos | version }

Syntax Description

dscp

Configures the IPv4 differentiated services code point (DSCP) (part of type of service [ToS]) as a key field.

header-length

Configures the IPv4 header length (in 32-bit words) as a key field.

id

Configures the IPv4 ID as a key field.

option map

Configures the bitmap representing which IPv4 options have been seen as a key field.

precedence

Configures the IPv4 precedence (part of ToS) as a key field.

protocol

Configures the IPv4 protocol as a key field.

tos

Configures the IPv4 ToS as a key field.

version

Configures the IP version from IPv4 header as a key field.

Command Default

The use of one or more of the IPv4 fields as a key field for a user-defined flow record is not enabled by default.

Command Modes


flow record configuration (config-flow-record)

Command History

Release

Modification

12.4(9)T

This command was introduced.

12.2(31)SB2

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS Release 12.2(31)SB2.

12.0(33)S

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 12000 series routers.

12.2(33)SRC

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 7200 series routers.

12.2(33)SRE

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 7300 Network Processing Engine (NPE) series routers.

15.1(3)T

This command was modified for the Cisco Performance Monitor. The dscp, header-length, id, option map, precedence, tos, and version keywords were removed.

12.2(58)SE

This command was modified for the Cisco Performance Monitor. The dscp, header-length, id, option map, precedence, tos, and version keywords were removed.

12.2(50)SY

This command was modified. The header-length, id, option, map, and version keywords were not supported in Cisco IOS Release 12.2(50)SY.

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE

This command was modified. The dscp, header-length, id, option map, and precedence keywords were removed.

Usage Guidelines

This command can be used with both Flexible NetFlow and Performance Monitor. These products use different commands to enter the configuration mode in which you issue this command.

A flow record requires at least one key field before it can be used in a flow monitor. The key fields differentiate flows, with each flow having a unique set of values for the key fields. The key fields are defined using the match command.


Note


Some of the keywords of the match ipv4 command are documented as separate commands. All of the keywords for the match ipv4 command that are documented separately start with match ipv4. For example, for information about configuring the IPv4 time-to-live (TTL) field as a key field for a flow record, refer to the match ipv4 ttl command.


Cisco Performance Monitor in Cisco IOS Release 15.1(3)T and 12.2(58)SE

Only the protocol keyword is available. You must first enter theflow record type performance-monitor command.

Examples

Cisco Performance Monitor in Cisco IOS Release 15.1(3)T and 12.2(58)SE

The following example configures the IPv4 DSCP field as a key field:

Router(config)# flow record FLOW-RECORD-1
Router(config-flow-record)# match ipv4 dscp 

The following example configures the IPv4 DSCP field as a key field for Cisco Performance Monitor:

Router(config)# flow record type performance-monitor FLOW-RECORD-1
Router(config-flow-record)# match ipv4 dscp 

Related Commands

Command

Description

flow record

Creates a flow record.

flow record type performance-monitor

Creates a flow record for Cisco Performance Monitor.

match ipv4 destination

To configure the IPv4 destination address as a key field for a flow record, use the match ipv4 destination command in Flexible NetFlow flow record configuration mode. To disable the IPv4 destination address as a key field for a flow record, use the no form of this command.

match ipv4 destination { address | { mask | prefix } [ minimum-mask mask ] }

no match ipv4 destination { address | { mask | prefix } [ minimum-mask mask ] }

Cisco Performance Monitor in Cisco IOS Release 15.1(3)T and 12.2(58)SE

match ipv4 destination { address | prefix [ minimum-mask mask ] }

no match ipv4 destination { address | prefix [ minimum-mask mask ] }

Cisco Catalyst 6500 Switches in Cisco IOS Release 12.2(50)SY

match ipv4 destination address

no match ipv4 destination address

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE

match ipv4 destination address

no match ipv4 destination address

Syntax Description

address

Configures the IPv4 destination address as a key field.

mask

Configures the mask for the IPv4 destination address as a key field.

prefix

Configures the prefix for the IPv4 destination address as a key field.

minimum-mask mask

(Optional) Specifies the size, in bits, of the minimum mask. The range is 1 to 32.

Command Default

The IPv4 destination address is not configured as a key field.

Command Modes


Flexible NetFlow flow record configuration (config-flow-record)

Command History

Release

Modification

12.4(9)T

This command was introduced.

12.2(31)SB2

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS Release 12.2(31)SB2.

12.0(33)S

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Gigabit Switch Router (GSR).

12.2(33)SRC

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 7200 series routers.

12.2(33)SRE

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 7300 Network Processing Engine (NPE) series routers.

15.1(3)T

This command was modified for the Cisco Performance Monitor. The mask keyword was removed.

12.2(58)SE

This command was modified for the Cisco Performance Monitor. The mask keyword was removed.

12.2(50)SY

This command was modified. The mask, prefix, and minimum-mask keywords were removed.

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE

This command was modified. The mask, prefix, and minimum-mask keywords were removed.

Usage Guidelines

This command can be used with both Flexible NetFlow and Performance Monitor. These products use different commands to enter the configuration mode in which you issue this command.

A flow record requires at least one key field before it can be used in a flow monitor. The key fields differentiate flows, with each flow having a unique set of values for the key fields. The key fields are defined using the match command.

Cisco Performance Monitor in Cisco IOS Release 15.1(3)T and 12.2(58)SE

The mask keyword is not available. You must first enter theflow record type performance-monitor command.

Examples

Cisco Performance Monitor in Cisco IOS Release 15.1(3)T and 12.2(58)SE

The following example configures a 16-bit IPv4 destination address prefix as a key field:

Router(config)# flow record FLOW-RECORD-1
Router(config-flow-record)# match ipv4 destination prefix minimum-mask 16

The following example specifies a 16-bit IPv4 destination address mask as a key field:

Router(config)# flow record FLOW-RECORD-1
Router(config-flow-record)# match ipv4 destination mask minimum-mask 16

The following example specifies a 16-bit IPv4 destination address mask as a key field for Cisco Performance Monitor:

Router(config)# flow record type performance-monitor FLOW-RECORD-1
Router(config-flow-record)# match ipv4 destination mask minimum-mask 16

Related Commands

Command

Description

flow record

Creates a flow record.

flow record type performance-monitor

Creates a flow record for Cisco Performance Monitor.

match ipv4 source

To configure the IPv4 source address as a key field for a flow record, use the match ipv4 source command in Flexible NetFlow flow record configuration mode. To disable the use of the IPv4 source address as a key field for a flow record, use the no form of this command.

match ipv4 source { address | { mask | prefix } [ minimum-mask mask ] }

no match ipv4 source { address | { mask | prefix } [ minimum-mask mask ] }

Cisco Performance Monitor in Cisco IOS Release 15.1(3)T and 12.2(58)SE

match ipv4 source { address | prefix [ minimum-mask mask ] }

no match ipv4 source { address | prefix [ minimum-mask mask ] }

Cisco Catalyst 6500 Switches in Cisco IOS Release 12.2(50)SY

match ipv4 source address

no match ipv4 source address

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE

match ipv4 source address

no match ipv4 source address

Syntax Description

address

Configures the IPv4 source address as a key field.

mask

Configures the mask for the IPv4 source address as a key field.

prefix

Configures the prefix for the IPv4 source address as a key field.

minimum-mask mask

(Optional) Specifies the size, in bits, of the minimum mask. Range: 1 to 128.

Command Default

The IPv4 source address is not configured as a key field.

Command Modes


Flexible NetFlow flow record configuration (config-flow-record)

Command History

Release

Modification

12.4(9)T

This command was introduced.

12.2(31)SB2

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS Release 12.2(31)SB2.

12.2(33)SRC

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 7200 series routers.

12.2(33)SRE

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 7300 Network Processing Engine (NPE) series routers.

15.1(3)T

This command was modified for the Cisco Performance Monitor. The mask keyword was removed.

12.2(58)SE

This command was modified for the Cisco Performance Monitor. The mask keyword was removed.

12.2(50)SY

This command was modified. The mask, prefix, and minimum-mask keywords were removed.

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE

This command was modified. The mask, prefix, and minimum-mask keywords were removed.

Usage Guidelines

This command can be used with both Flexible NetFlow and Performance Monitor. These products use different commands to enter the configuration mode in which you issue this command.

A flow record requires at least one key field before it can be used in a flow monitor. The key fields differentiate flows, with each flow having a unique set of values for the key fields. The key fields are defined using the match command.

Cisco Performance Monitor in Cisco IOS Release 15.1(3)T and 12.2(58)SE

The mask keyword is not available. You must first enter theflow record type performance-monitor command.

match ipv4 source prefix minimum-mask

The source address prefix field is the network part of the source address. The optional minimum mask allows a more information to be gathered about large networks.

match ipv4 source mask minimum-mask

The source address mask is the number of bits that make up the network part of the source address. The optional minimum mask allows a minimum value to be configured. This command is useful when there is a minimum mask configured for the source prefix field and the mask is to be used with the prefix. In this case, the values configured for the minimum mask should be the same for the prefix and mask fields.

Alternatively, if the collector knows the minimum mask configuration of the prefix field, the mask field can be configured without a minimum mask so that the true mask and prefix can be calculated.

Examples

Cisco Performance Monitor in Cisco IOS Release 15.1(3)T and 12.2(58)SE

The following example configures a 16-bit IPv4 source address prefix as a key field:

Router(config)# flow record FLOW-RECORD-1
Router(config-flow-record)# match ipv4 source prefix minimum-mask 16

The following example specifies a 16-bit IPv4 source address mask as a key field:

Router(config)# flow record FLOW-RECORD-1
Router(config-flow-record)# match ipv4 source mask minimum-mask 16

The following example specifies a 16-bit IPv4 source address mask as a key field for Cisco Performance Monitor:

Router(config)# flow record type performance-monitor FLOW-RECORD-1
Router(config-flow-record)# match ipv4 source mask minimum-mask 16

Related Commands

Command

Description

flow record

Creates a flow record.

flow record type performance-monitor

Creates a flow record for Cisco Performance Monitor.

match ipv4 ttl

To configure the IPv4 time-to-live (TTL) field as a key field for a flow record, use the match ipv4 ttl command in Flow NetFlow flow record configuration mode. To disable the use of the IPv4 TTL field as a key field for a flow record, use the no form of this command.

match ipv4 ttl

no match ipv4 ttl

Syntax Description

This command has no arguments or keywords.

Command Default

The IPv4 time-to-live (TTL) field is not configured as a key field.

Command Modes


Flow NetFlow flow record configuration (config-flow-record)

Command History

Release

Modification

12.4(9)T

This command was introduced.

12.2(31)SB2

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS Release 12.2(31)SB2.

12.0(33)S

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 12000 series routers.

12.2(33)SRC

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 7200 series routers in Cisco IOS Release 12.2(33)SRC.

12.2(33)SRE

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 7300 Network Processing Engine (NPE) series routers.

15.2(2)T

This command was modified. Support for the Cisco Performance Monitor was added.

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.5S

This command was modified. Support for the Cisco Performance Monitor was added.

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS XE Release 3.5S for Cisco Performance Monitor.

Usage Guidelines

This command can be used with both Flexible NetFlow and Performance Monitor. These products use different commands to enter the configuration mode in which you issue this command, however the mode prompt is the same for both products. For Performance Monitor, you must first enter the flow record type performance-monitor command before you can use this command.

Because the mode prompt is the same for both products, here we refer to the command mode for both products as flow record configuration mode. However, for Flexible NetFlow, the mode is also known as Flexible NetFlow flow record configuration mode; and for Performance Monitor, the mode is also known as Performance Monitor flow record configuration mode.

A flow record requires at least one key field before it can be used in a flow monitor. The key fields differentiate flows, with each flow having a unique set of values for the key fields. The key fields are defined using the match command.

Examples

Cisco Performance Monitor in Cisco IOS Release 15.2(2)T and XE 3.5S

The following example configures IPv4 TTL as a key field:

Router(config)# flow record FLOW-RECORD-1
Router(config-flow-record)# match ipv4 ttl

The following example configures the IPv4 TTL as a key field:

Router(config)# flow record type performance-monitor RECORD-1
Router(config-flow-record)# match ipv4 ttl

Related Commands

Command

Description

flow record

Creates a flow record, and enters Flexible NetFlow flow record configuration mode.

flow record type performance-monitor

Creates a flow record, and enters Performance Monitor flow record configuration mode.

match ipv6

To configure one or more of the IPv6 fields as a key field for a flow record, use the match ipv6 command in Flexible NetFlow flow record configuration mode. To disable the use of one or more of the IPv6 fields as a key field for a flow record, use the no form of this command.

match ipv6 { dscp | flow-label | next-header | payload-length | precedence | protocol | traffic-class | version }

no match ipv6 { dscp | flow-label | next-header | payload-length | precedence | protocol | traffic-class | version }

Cisco Catalyst 6500 Switches in Cisco IOS Release 12.2(50)SY

match ipv6 { dscp | precedence | protocol | tos }

no match ipv6 { dscp | precedence | protocol | tos }

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE

match ipv6 { protocol | traffic-class | version }

no match ipv6 { protocol | traffic-class | version }

Syntax Description

dscp

Configures the IPv6 differentiated services code point DSCP (part of type of service (ToS)) as a key field.

flow-label

Configures the IPv6 flow label as a key field.

next-header

Configures the IPv6 next header as a key field.

payload-length

Configures the IPv6 payload length as a key field.

precedence

Configures the IPv6 precedence (part of ToS) as a key field.

protocol

Configures the IPv6 protocol as a key field.

tos

Configures the IPv6 ToS as a key field.

traffic-class

Configures the IPv6 traffic class as a key field.

version

Configures the IPv6 version from IPv6 header as a key field.

Command Default

The IPv6 fields are not configured as a key field.

Command Modes


Flexible Netflow flow record configuration (config-flow-record)

Command History

Release

Modification

12.4(20)T

This command was introduced.

12.2(33)SRE

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 7200 and Cisco 7300 Network Processing Engine (NPE) series routers.

12.2(50)SY

This command was modified. The flow-label, next-header, payload-length,traffic-class, and version keywords were removed.

15.2(2)T

This command was modified. Support for the Cisco Performance Monitor was added.

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.5S

This command was modified. Support for the Cisco Performance Monitor was added.

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE

This command was modified. The dscp, flow-label, next-header, payload-length, and precedence keywords were removed.

Usage Guidelines

This command can be used with both Flexible NetFlow and Performance Monitor. These products use different commands to enter the configuration mode in which you issue this command, however the mode prompt is the same for both products. For Performance Monitor, you must first enter the flow record type performance-monitor command before you can use this command.

Because the mode prompt is the same for both products, here we refer to the command mode for both products as flow record configuration mode. However, for Flexible NetFlow, the mode is also known as Flexible NetFlow flow record configuration mode; and for Performance Monitor, the mode is also known as Performance Monitor flow record configuration mode.

A flow record requires at least one key field before it can be used in a flow monitor. The key fields differentiate flows, with each flow having a unique set of values for the key fields. The key fields are defined using the match command.


Note


Some of the keywords of the match ipv6 command are documented as separate commands. All of the keywords for the match ipv6 command that are documented separately start with match ipv6. For example, for information about configuring the IPv6 hop limit as a key field for a flow record, refer to the match ipv6 hop-limit command.


Examples

Cisco Performance Monitor in Cisco IOS Release 15.2(2)T and XE 3.5S

The following example configures the IPv6 DSCP field as a key field:

Router(config)# flow record FLOW-RECORD-1
Router(config-flow-record)# match ipv6 dscp

The following example configures the IPv6 DSCP field as a key field:

Router(config)# flow record type performance-monitor RECORD-1
Router(config-flow-record)# match ipv6 dscp

Related Commands

Command

Description

flow record

Creates a flow record, and enters Flexible NetFlow flow record configuration mode.

flow record type performance-monitor

Creates a flow record, and enters Performance Monitor flow record configuration mode.

match ipv6 destination

To configure the IPv6 destination address as a key field for a flow record, use the match ipv6 destination command in Flexible Netflow flow record configuration mode. To disable the IPv6 destination address as a key field for a flow record, use the no form of this command.

match ipv6 destination { address | { mask | prefix } [ minimum-mask mask ] }

no match ipv6 destination { address | { mask | prefix } [ minimum-mask mask ] }

Cisco Catalyst 6500 Switches in Cisco IOS Release 12.2(50)SY

match ipv6 destination address

no match ipv6 destination address

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE

match ipv6 destination address

no match ipv6 destination address

Syntax Description

address

Configures the IPv6 destination address as a key field.

mask

Configures the mask for the IPv6 destination address as a key field.

prefix

Configures the prefix for the IPv6 destination address as a key field.

minimum-mask mask

(Optional) Specifies the size, in bits, of the minimum mask. Range: 1 to 128.

Command Default

The IPv6 destination address is not configured as a key field.

Command Modes


Flexible NetFlow flow record configuration (config-flow-record)

Command History

Release

Modification

12.4(20)T

This command was introduced.

12.2(33)SRE

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 7200 and Cisco 7300 Network Processing Engine (NPE) series routers.

12.2(50)SY

This command was modified. The mask, prefix, and minimum-mask keywords were removed.

15.2(2)T

This command was modified. Support for the Cisco Performance Monitor was added.

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.5S

This command was modified. Support for the Cisco Performance Monitor was added.

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE

This command was modified. The mask, prefix, and minimum-mask keywords were removed.

Usage Guidelines

This command can be used with both Flexible NetFlow and Performance Monitor. These products use different commands to enter the configuration mode in which you issue this command, however the mode prompt is the same for both products. For Performance Monitor, you must first enter the flow record type performance-monitor command before you can use this command.

Because the mode prompt is the same for both products, here we refer to the command mode for both products as flow record configuration mode. However, for Flexible NetFlow, the mode is also known as Flexible NetFlow flow record configuration mode; and for Performance Monitor, the mode is also known as Performance Monitor flow record configuration mode.

A flow record requires at least one key field before it can be used in a flow monitor. The key fields differentiate flows, with each flow having a unique set of values for the key fields. The key fields are defined using the match command.

Examples

Cisco Performance Monitor in Cisco IOS Release 15.2(2)T and XE 3.5S

The following example configures a 16-bit IPv6 destination address prefix as a key field:

Router(config)# flow record FLOW-RECORD-1
Router(config-flow-record)# match ipv6 destination prefix minimum-mask 16

The following example specifies a 16-bit IPv6 destination address mask as a key field:

Router(config)# flow record FLOW-RECORD-1
Router(config-flow-record)# match ipv6 destination mask minimum-mask 16

The following example configures a 16-bit IPv6 destination address mask as a key field:

Router(config)# flow record type performance-monitor RECORD-1
Router(config-flow-record)# match ipv6 destination mask minimum-mask 16

Related Commands

Command

Description

flow record

Creates a flow record, and enters Flexible NetFlow flow record configuration mode.

flow record type performance-monitor

Creates a flow record, and enters Performance Monitor flow record configuration mode.

match ipv6 hop-limit

To configure the IPv6 hop limit as a key field for a flow record, use the match ipv6 hop-limit command in Flexible NetFlow flow record configuration mode. To disable the use of a section of an IPv6 packet as a key field for a flow record, use the no form of this command.

match ipv6 hop-limit

no match ipv6 hop-limit

Syntax Description

This command has no arguments or keywords.

Command Default

The use of the IPv6 hop limit as a key field for a user-defined flow record is not enabled by default.

Command Modes


Flexible NetFlow flow record configuration (config-flow-record)

Command History

Release

Modification

12.4(20)T

This command was introduced.

12.2(33)SRE

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 7200 and Cisco 7300 Network Processing Engine (NPE) series routers.

15.2(2)T

This command was modified. Support for the Cisco Performance Monitor was added.

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.5S

This command was modified. Support for the Cisco Performance Monitor was added.

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE.

Usage Guidelines

This command can be used with both Flexible NetFlow and Performance Monitor. These products use different commands to enter the configuration mode in which you issue this command, however the mode prompt is the same for both products. For Performance Monitor, you must first enter the flow record type performance-monitor command before you can use this command.

Because the mode prompt is the same for both products, here we refer to the command mode for both products as flow record configuration mode. However, for Flexible NetFlow, the mode is also known as Flexible NetFlow flow record configuration mode; and for Performance Monitor, the mode is also known as Performance Monitor flow record configuration mode.

A flow record requires at least one key field before it can be used in a flow monitor. The key fields differentiate flows, with each flow having a unique set of values for the key fields. The key fields are defined using the match command.

Examples

Cisco Performance Monitor in Cisco IOS Release 15.2(2)T and XE 3.5S

The following example configures the hop limit of the packets in the flow as a key field:

Router(config)# flow record FLOW-RECORD-1
Router(config-flow-record)# match ipv6 hop-limit

The following example configures the hop limit of the packets in the flow as a key field:

Router(config)# flow record type performance-monitor RECORD-1
Router(config-flow-record)# match ipv6 hop-limit

Related Commands

Command

Description

flow record

Creates a flow record, and enters Flexible NetFlow flow record configuration mode.

flow record type performance-monitor

Creates a flow record, and enters Performance Monitor flow record configuration mode.

match ipv6 source

To configure the IPv6 source address as a key field for a flow record, use the match ipv6 source command in Flexible NetFlow flow record configuration mode. To disable the use of the IPv6 source address as a key field for a flow record, use the no form of this command.

match ipv6 source { address | { mask | prefix } [ minimum-mask mask ] }

no match ipv6 source { address | { mask | prefix } [ minimum-mask mask ] }

Cisco Catalyst 6500 Switches in Cisco IOS Release 12.2(50)SY

match ipv6 source address

no match ipv6 source address

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE

match ipv6 source address

no match ipv6 source address

Syntax Description

address

Configures the IPv6 source address as a key field.

mask

Configures the mask for the IPv6 source address as a key field.

prefix

Configures the prefix for the IPv6 source address as a key field.

minimum-mask mask

(Optional) Specifies the size, in bits, of the minimum mask. Range: 1 to 128.

Command Default

The IPv6 source address is not configured as a key field.

Command Modes


Flexible NetFlow flow record configuration (config-flow-record)

Command History

Release

Modification

12.4(20)T

This command was introduced.

12.2(33)SRE

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 7200 and Cisco 7300 Network Processing Engine (NPE) series routers.

12.2(50)SY

This command was modified. The mask, prefix, and minimum-mask keywords were removed.

15.2(2)T

This command was modified. Support for the Cisco Performance Monitor was added.

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.5S

This command was modified. Support for the Cisco Performance Monitor was added.

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE

This command was modified. The mask, prefix, and minimum-mask keywords were removed.

Usage Guidelines

This command can be used with both Flexible NetFlow and Performance Monitor. These products use different commands to enter the configuration mode in which you issue this command, however the mode prompt is the same for both products. For Performance Monitor, you must first enter the flow record type performance-monitor command before you can use this command.

Because the mode prompt is the same for both products, here we refer to the command mode for both products as flow record configuration mode. However, for Flexible NetFlow, the mode is also known as Flexible NetFlow flow record configuration mode; and for Performance Monitor, the mode is also known as Performance Monitor flow record configuration mode.

A flow record requires at least one key field before it can be used in a flow monitor. The key fields differentiate flows, with each flow having a unique set of values for the key fields. The key fields are defined using the match command.

Examples

Cisco Performance Monitor in Cisco IOS Release 15.2(2)T and XE 3.5S

The following example configures a 16-bit IPv6 source address prefix as a key field:

Router(config)# flow record FLOW-RECORD-1
Router(config-flow-record)# match ipv6 source prefix minimum-mask 16

The following example specifies a 16-bit IPv6 source address mask as a key field:

Router(config)# flow record FLOW-RECORD-1
Router(config-flow-record)# match ipv6 source mask minimum-mask 16

The following example configures the 16-bit IPv6 source address mask as a key field:

Router(config)# flow record type performance-monitor RECORD-1
Router(config-flow-record)# match ipv6 source mask minimum-mask 16

Related Commands

Command

Description

flow record

Creates a flow record, and enters Flexible NetFlow flow record configuration mode.

flow record type performance-monitor

Creates a flow record, and enters Performance Monitor flow record configuration mode.

match transport

To configure one or more of the transport fields as a key field for a flow record, use the match transport command in Flexible NetFlow flow record configuration mode. To disable the use of one or more of the transport fields as a key field for a flow record, use the no form of this command.

match transport { destination-port | igmp type | source-port }

no match transport { destination-port | igmp type | source-port }

Cisco Catalyst 6500 Switches in Cisco IOS Release 12.2(50)SY

match transport { destination-port | source-port }

no match transport { destination-port | source-port }

Syntax Description

destination-port

Configures the transport destination port as a key field.

igmp type

Configures time stamps based on the system uptime as a key field.

source-port

Configures the transport source port as a key field.

Command Default

The transport fields are not configured as a key field.

Command Modes


Flexible NetFlow flow record configuration (config-flow-record)

Command History

Release

Modification

12.4(9)T

This command was introduced.

12.2(31)SB2

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS Release 12.2(31)SB2.

12.0(33)S

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 12000 series routers.

12.2(33)SRC

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 7200 series routers.

12.2(33)SRE

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 7300 Network Processing Engine (NPE) series routers.

12.2(50)SY

This command was modified. The igmp type keyword combination was removed.

15.2(2)T

This command was modified. Support for the Cisco Performance Monitor was added.

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.5S

This command was modified. Support for the Cisco Performance Monitor was added.

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE.

Usage Guidelines

This command can be used with both Flexible NetFlow and Performance Monitor. These products use different commands to enter the configuration mode in which you issue this command, however the mode prompt is the same for both products. For Performance Monitor, you must first enter the flow record type performance-monitor command before you can use this command.

Because the mode prompt is the same for both products, here we refer to the command mode for both products as flow record configuration mode. However, for Flexible NetFlow, the mode is also known as Flexible NetFlow flow record configuration mode; and for Performance Monitor, the mode is also known as Performance Monitor flow record configuration mode.

A flow record requires at least one key field before it can be used in a flow monitor. The key fields differentiate flows, with each flow having a unique set of values for the key fields. The key fields are defined using the match command.

Examples

Cisco Performance Monitor in Cisco IOS Release 15.2(2)T and XE 3.5S

The following example configures the destination port as a key field:

Router(config)# flow record FLOW-RECORD-1
Router(config-flow-record)# match transport destination-port 

The following example configures the source port as a key field:

Router(config)# flow record FLOW-RECORD-1
Router(config-flow-record)# match transport source-port

The following example configures the source port as a key field:

Router(config)# flow record type performance-monitor RECORD-1
Router(config-flow-record)# match transport source-port

Related Commands

Command

Description

flow record

Creates a flow record, and enters Flexible NetFlow flow record configuration mode.

flow record type performance-monitor

Creates a flow record, and enters Performance Monitor flow record configuration mode.

match transport icmp ipv4

To configure the ICMP IPv4 type field and the code field as key fields for a flow record, use the match transport icmp ipv4 command in Flexible NetFlow flow record configuration mode. To disable the use of the ICMP IPv4 type field and code field as key fields for a flow record, use the no form of this command.

match transport icmp ipv4 { code | type }

no match transport icmp ipv4 { code | type }

Syntax Description

code

Configures the IPv4 ICMP code as a key field.

type

Configures the IPv4 ICMP type as a key field.

Command Default

The ICMP IPv4 type field and the code field are not configured as key fields.

Command Modes


Flexible NetFlow flow record configuration (config-flow-record)

Command History

Release

Modification

12.4(9)T

This command was introduced.

12.2(31)SB2

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS Release 12.2(31)SB2.

12.0(33)S

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 12000 series routers.

12.2(33)SRC

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 7200 series routers.

12.2(33)SRE

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 7300 Network Processing Engine (NPE) series routers.

15.2(2)T

This command was modified. Support for the Cisco Performance Monitor was added.

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.5S

This command was modified. Support for the Cisco Performance Monitor was added.

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE.

Usage Guidelines

This command can be used with both Flexible NetFlow and Performance Monitor. These products use different commands to enter the configuration mode in which you issue this command, however the mode prompt is the same for both products. For Performance Monitor, you must first enter the flow record type performance-monitor command before you can use this command.

Because the mode prompt is the same for both products, here we refer to the command mode for both products as flow record configuration mode. However, for Flexible NetFlow, the mode is also known as Flexible NetFlow flow record configuration mode; and for Performance Monitor, the mode is also known as Performance Monitor flow record configuration mode.

A flow record requires at least one key field before it can be used in a flow monitor. The key fields differentiate flows, with each flow having a unique set of values for the key fields. The key fields are defined using the match command.

Examples

Cisco Performance Monitor in Cisco IOS Release 15.2(2)T and XE 3.5S

The following example configures the IPv4 ICMP code field as a key field:

Router(config)# flow record FLOW-RECORD-1
Router(config-flow-record)# match transport icmp ipv4 code

The following example configures the IPv4 ICMP type field as a key field:

Router(config)# flow record FLOW-RECORD-1
Router(config-flow-record)# match transport icmp ipv4 type

The following example configures the IPv4 ICMP type field as a key field:

Router(config)# flow record type performance-monitor RECORD-1
Router(config-flow-record)# match transport icmp ipv4 type

Related Commands

Command

Description

flow record

Creates a flow record, and enters Flexible NetFlow flow record configuration mode.

flow record type performance-monitor

Creates a flow record, and enters Performance Monitor flow record configuration mode.

match transport icmp ipv6

To configure the internet control message protocol ICMP IPv6 type field and the code field as key fields for a flow record, use the match transport icmp ipv6 command in Flexible NetFlow flow record configuration mode. To disable the use of the ICMP IPv6 type field and code field as key fields for a flow record, use the no form of this command.

match transport icmp ipv6 { code | type }

no match transport icmp ipv6 { code | type }

Syntax Description

code

Configures the ICMP code as a key field.

type

Configures the ICMP type as a key field.

Command Default

The ICMP IPv6 type field and the code field are not configured as key fields.

Command Modes


Flexible Netflow flow record configuration (config-flow-record)

Command History

Release

Modification

12.4(20)T

This command was introduced.

12.2(33)SRE

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on for the Cisco 7200 and Cisco 7300 Network Processing Engine (NPE) series routers.

15.2(2)T

This command was modified. Support for the Cisco Performance Monitor was added.

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.5S

This command was modified. Support for the Cisco Performance Monitor was added.

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE.

Usage Guidelines

This command can be used with both Flexible NetFlow and Performance Monitor. These products use different commands to enter the configuration mode in which you issue this command, however the mode prompt is the same for both products. For Performance Monitor, you must first enter the flow record type performance-monitor command before you can use this command.

Because the mode prompt is the same for both products, here we refer to the command mode for both products as flow record configuration mode. However, for Flexible NetFlow, the mode is also known as Flexible NetFlow flow record configuration mode; and for Performance Monitor, the mode is also known as Performance Monitor flow record configuration mode.

A Flow Record requires at least one key field before it can be used in a Flow Monitor. The Key fields differentiate Flows, with each flow having a unique set of values for the key fields. The key fields are defined using the match command.

Examples

Cisco Performance Monitor in Cisco IOS Release 15.2(2)T and XE 3.5S

The following example configures the IPv6 ICMP code field as a key field:

Router(config)# flow record FLOW-RECORD-1
Router(config-flow-record)# match transport icmp ipv6 code

The following example configures the IPv6 ICMP type field as a key field:

Router(config)# flow record FLOW-RECORD-1
Router(config-flow-record)# match transport icmp ipv6 type

The following example configures the IPv6 ICMP type field as a key field:

Router(config)# flow record type performance-monitor RECORD-1
Router(config-flow-record)# match transport icmp ipv6 type

Related Commands

Command

Description

flow record

Creates a flow record, and enters Flexible NetFlow flow record configuration mode.

flow record type performance-monitor

Creates a flow record, and enters Performance Monitor flow record configuration mode.

mode (Flexible NetFlow)

To specify the type of sampling and the packet interval for a Flexible NetFlow sampler, use the mode command in Flexible NetFlow sampler configuration mode. To unconfigure the type of sampling and the packet interval for a Flexible NetFlow sampler, use the no form of this command.

mode { deterministic | random } 1 out-of window-size

no mode

Syntax Description

deterministic

Enables deterministic mode sampling for the sampler.

random

Enables random mode sampling for the sampler.

1 out-of window-size

Specifies the window size from which to select packets. Range: 2 to 32768.

Command Default

The mode and the packet interval for a sampler are not configured.

Command Modes


Flexible NetFlow sampler configuration (config-sampler)

Command History

Release

Modification

12.4(9)T

This command was introduced.

12.2(31)SB2

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS Release 12.2(31)SB2.

12.0(33)S

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 12000 series routers.

12.2(33)SRC

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 7200 series routers.

12.2(33)SRE

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 7300 Network Processing Engine (NPE) series routers.

12.2(50)SY

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS Release 12.2(50)SY.

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE.

Usage Guidelines

Deterministic Mode

In deterministic mode, packets are chosen periodically based on the configured interval. This mode has less overhead than random mode and can be useful when the router samples traffic that is random in nature.

Random Mode

In random mode, packets are chosen in a manner that should eliminate any bias from traffic patterns and counter any attempt by users to avoid monitoring.

Examples

The following example enables deterministic sampling with a window size of 1000:

Router(config)# sampler SAMPLER-1
Router(config-sampler)# mode deterministic 1 out-of 1000

The following example enables random sampling with a window size of 1000:

Router(config)# sampler SAMPLER-1
Router(config-sampler)# mode random 1 out-of 1000

Related Commands

Command

Description

clear sampler

Clears the sampler statistics.

debug sampler

Enables debugging output for samplers.

show sampler

Displays sampler status and statistics.

option (Flexible NetFlow)

To configure optional data parameters for a flow exporter for Flexible NetFlow or the Cisco Performance Monitor, use the option command in Flexible NetFlow flow exporter configuration mode. To remove optional data parameters for a flow exporter, use the no form of this command.

option { application-attributes | application-table | exporter-stats | class-qos-table | interface-table | policy-qos-table | sampler-table | sub-application-table | vrf-table } [ timeout seconds ]

no option { application-attributes | application-table | class-qos-table | exporter-stats | interface-table | policy-qos-table | sampler-table | sub-application-table | vrf-table }

Cisco Catalyst 6500 Switches in Cisco IOS Release 12.2(50)SY

option { exporter-stats | interface-table | sampler-table | vrf-table } [ timeout seconds ]

no option { exporter-stats | interface-table | sampler-table | vrf-table }

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE

option { exporter-stats | interface-table | sampler-table } [ timeout seconds ]

option { exporter-stats | interface-table | sampler-table } [ timeout seconds ]

Syntax Description

application-attributes

Configures the application attributes option for flow exporters.

application-table

Configures the application table option for flow exporters.

class-qos-table

Configures the QoS class table option for flow exporters.

exporter-stats

Configures the exporter statistics option for flow exporters.

interface-table

Configures the interface table option for flow exporters.

policy-qos-table

Configures the QoS policy table option for flow exporters.

sampler-table

Configures the export sampler information option for flow exporters.

sub-application-table

Configures the subapplication table option for flow exporters.

vrf-table

Configures the virtual routing and forwarding (VRF) ID-to-name table option for flow exporters.

timeout seconds

(Optional) Configures the option resend time in seconds for flow exporters. The range is from 1 to 86400. The default is 600.

Command Default

The optional data parameters are not configured.

Command Modes


Flexible NetFlow flow exporter configuration (config-flow-exporter)

Command History

Release

Modification

12.4(9)T

This command was introduced.

12.2(31)SB2

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS Release 12.2(31)SB2.

12.0(33)S

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 12000 series routers.

12.2(33)SRC

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 7200 series routers.

15.0(1)M

This command was modified. The application-table and vrf-table keywords were added.

12.2(33)SRE

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 7300 Network Processing Engine (NPE) series routers.

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.1S

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS XE Release 3.1S.

15.1(3)T

This command was modified. Support for the Cisco Performance Monitor was added.

12.2(58)SE

This command was modified. Support for the Cisco Performance Monitor was added.

12.2(50)SY

This command was modified. The application-table keyword was removed.

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.5S

This command was modified. The application-attributes keyword was added.

15.2(1)S2

This command was modified. The sub-application-table keyword was added.

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.7S

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS XE Release 3.7S.

15.2(4)M2

This command was modified. The class-qos-table and policy-qos-table keywords were added.

15.3(1)T

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS Release 15.3(1)T.

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE

This command was modified. The application-attributes, application-table , and vrf-table keywords were removed.

Usage Guidelines

The option command can be used with both Flexible NetFlow and the Cisco Performance Monitor.

Use the timeout keyword to alter the frequency at which reports are sent.

option application-attributes

The option application-attributes command causes the periodic sending of network-based application recognition (NBAR) application attributes to the collector.

The following application attributes are sent to the collector per protocol:

  • Application-Group—Groups applications that belong to the same networking application.
  • Category—Provides first-level categorization for each application.
  • Encrypted—Specifies whether the application is an encrypted networking protocol.
  • P2P-Technology—Specifies whether the application is based on peer-to-peer technology.
  • Sub-Category—Provides second-level categorization for each application.
  • Tunnel-Technology—Specifies whether the application tunnels the traffic of other protocols.

option application-table

The option application-table command enables the periodic sending of an options table that allows the collector to map NBAR application IDs provided in the flow records to application names.

option class-qos-table

The option class-qos-table command enables the periodic sending of an options table that allows the collector to map QoS class IDs to class names in the flow records.

option exporter-stats

The option exporter-stats command enables the periodic sending of exporter statistics, including the number of records, bytes, and packets sent. This command allows the collector to estimate packet loss for the export records it receives.

option interface-table

The option interface-table enables the periodic sending of an options table that allows the collector to map the interface Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) indexes provided in flow records to interface names.

option policy-qos-table

The option policy-qos-table command enables the periodic sending of an options table that allows the collector to map QoS policy IDs to policy names in the flow records.

option sampler-table

The option sampler-table command enables the periodic sending of an options table that provides complete information about the configuration of each sampler and allows the collector to map the sampler ID provided in any flow record to a configuration that it can use to scale up the flow statistics.

option sub-application-table

The option sub-application-table command enables the periodic sending of an options table that allows the collector to map NBAR subapplication tags, subapplication names, and subapplication descriptions provided in the flow records to application IDs.

option vrf-table

The option vrf-table command enables the periodic sending of an options table that allows the collector to map the VRF IDs provided in the flow records to VRF names.

Examples

The following example shows how to enable the periodic sending of NBAR application attributes to the collector:

 
Device(config)# flow exporter FLOW-EXPORTER-1
Device(config-flow-exporter)# option application-attributes

The following example shows how to enable the periodic sending of an options table that allows the collector to map QoS class IDs provided in flow records to class names:

Device(config)# flow exporter FLOW-EXPORTER-1
Device(config-flow-exporter)# option class-qos-table

The following example shows how to enable the periodic sending of an options table that allows the collector to map QoS policy IDs provided in flow records to policy names:

Device(config)# flow exporter FLOW-EXPORTER-1
Device(config-flow-exporter)# option policy-qos-table

The following example shows how to enable the periodic sending of exporter statistics, including the number of records, bytes, and packets sent:

Device(config)# flow exporter FLOW-EXPORTER-1
Device(config-flow-exporter)# option exporter-stats

The following example shows how to enable the periodic sending of an options table that allows the collector to map the interface SNMP indexes provided in flow records to interface names:

Device(config)# flow exporter FLOW-EXPORTER-1
Device(config-flow-exporter)# option interface-table

The following example shows how to enable the periodic sending of an options table that allows the collector to map NBAR application IDs provided in flow records to application names:

Device(config)# flow exporter FLOW-EXPORTER-1
Device(config-flow-exporter)# option application-table

The following example shows how to enable the periodic sending of an options table that details the configuration of each sampler and allows the collector to map the sampler ID provided in any flow record to a configuration that the collector can use to scale up the flow statistics:

Device(config)# flow exporter FLOW-EXPORTER-1
Device(config-flow-exporter)# option sampler-table

The following example shows how to enable the periodic sending of an options table that allows the collector to map the NBAR subapplication tags, subapplication names, and subapplication descriptions provided in flow records to application IDs:

Device(config)# flow exporter FLOW-EXPORTER-1
Device(config-flow-exporter)# option sub-application-table

The following example shows how to enable the periodic sending of an options table that allows the collector to map the VRF IDs provided in flow records to VRF names:

Device(config)# flow exporter FLOW-EXPORTER-1
Device(config-flow-exporter)# option vrf-table

Related Commands

Command

Description

flow exporter

Creates a flow exporter.

record

To configure a flow record for a Flexible NetFlow flow monitor, use the record command in Flexible NetFlow flow monitor configuration mode. To remove a flow record for a Flexible NetFlow flow monitor, use the no form of this command.

record { record-name | netflow-original | netflow { ipv4 | ipv6 } record [peer] }

no record

Cisco Catalyst 6500 Switches in Cisco IOS Release 12.2(50)SY

record { record-name | platform-original { ipv4 | ipv6 } record }

no record

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE

record record-name

no record

Syntax Description

record-name

Name of a user-defined flow record that was previously configured.

netflow-original

Configures the flow monitor to use the Flexible NetFlow implementation of original NetFlow with origin autonomous systems.

netflow ipv4

Configures the flow monitor to use one of the predefined IPv4 records.

netflow ipv6

Configures the flow monitor to use one of the predefined IPv6 records. This keyword is not supported on the Cisco ASR 1000 Series Aggregation Services router.

record

Name of the predefined record. See the table below for a listing of the available records and their definitions.

peer

(Optional) Configures the flow monitor to use one of the predefined records with peer autonomous systems. The peer keyword is not supported for every type of Flexible NetFlow predefined record. See the table below.

platform-original ipv4

Configures the flow monitor to use one of the predefined IPv4 records.

platform-original ipv4

Configures the flow monitor to use one of the predefined IPv6 records.

Command Default

A flow record is not configured.

Command Modes


Flexible NetFlow flow monitor configuration (config-flow-monitor)

Command History

Release

Modification

12.4(9)T

This command was introduced.

12.2(31)SB2

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS Release 12.2(31)SB2.

12.0(33)S

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 12000 series routers.

12.2(33)SRC

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 7200 series routers.

12.4(20)T

This command was modified. The ipv6 keyword was added.

12.2(33)SRE

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 7300 Network Processing Engine (NPE) series routers.

Cisco IOS XE 3.1S

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS XE Release 3.1S.

12.2(50)SY

This command was modified. The netflow-original , netflow ipv4 , and netflow ipv6 keywords were removed.

The platform-originalipv4a nd platform-originalipv4 keywords were added.

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE

This command was modified. The netflow-original , netflow ipv4 , and netflow ipv6 keywords were removed.

Usage Guidelines

Each flow monitor requires a record to define the contents and layout of its cache entries. The flow monitor can use one of the wide range of predefined record formats, or advanced users may create their own record formats.


Note


You must use the no ip flowmonitor command to remove a flow monitor from all of the interfaces to which you have applied it before you can modify the parameters for the record command for the flow monitor.


The table below describes the keywords and descriptions for the record argument.

Table 1 Keywords and Descriptions for the record Argument

Keyword

Description

IPv4 Support

IPv6 Support

as

Autonomous system record.

Yes

Yes

as-tos

Autonomous system and ToS record.

Yes

bgp-nexthop-tos

BGP next-hop and ToS record.

Yes

bgp-nexthop

BGP next-hop record.

Yes

destination

Original 12.2(50)SY platform IPv4/IPv6 destination record.

Yes

Yes

destination-prefix

Destination Prefix record.

Note   

For IPv6, a minimum prefix mask length of 0 bits is assumed.

Yes

Yes

destination-prefix-tos

Destination prefix and ToS record.

Yes

destination-source

Original 12.2(50)SY platform IPv4/IPv6 destination-source record.

Yes

Yes

full

Original 12.2(50)SY platform IPv4/IPv6 full record.

Yes

Yes

interface-destination

Original 12.2(50)SY platform IPv4/IPv6 interface-destination record.

Yes

Yes

interface-destination- source

Original 12.2(50)SY platform IPv4/IPv6 interface-destination-source record.

Yes

Yes

interface-full

Original 12.2(50)SY platform IPv4/IPv6 interface-full record.

Yes

Yes

interface-source

Original 12.2(50)SY platform IPv4/IPv6 interface-source only record.

Yes

Yes

original-input

Traditional IPv4 input NetFlow.

Yes

Yes

original-output

Traditional IPv4 output NetFlow.

Yes

Yes

prefix

Source and destination prefixes record.

Note   

For IPv6, a minimum prefix mask length of 0 bits is assumed.

Yes

Yes

prefix-port

Prefix port record.

Note   

The peer keyword is not available for this record.

Yes

--

prefix-tos

Prefix ToS record.

Yes

--

protocol-port

Protocol ports record.

Note   

The peer keyword is not available for this record.

Yes

Yes

protocol-port-tos

Protocol port and ToS record.

Note   

The peer keyword is not available for this record.

Yes

source-prefix

Source autonomous system and prefix record.

Note   

For IPv6, a minimum prefix mask length of 0 bits is assumed.

Yes

Yes

source-prefix-tos

Source Prefix and ToS record.

Yes

Examples

The following example configures the flow monitor to use the NetFlow original record:

Router(config)# flow monitor FLOW-MONITOR-1
Router(config-flow-monitor)# record netflow-original

The following example configures the flow monitor to use a user-defined record named collect-ipv4-data:

Router(config)# flow monitor FLOW-MONITOR-1
Router(config-flow-monitor)# record collect-ipv4-data

The following example configures the flow monitor to use the Flexible NetFlow IPv4 destination prefix record:

Router(config)# flow monitor FLOW-MONITOR-1
Router(config-flow-monitor)# record netflow ipv4 destination-prefix

The following example configures the flow monitor to use a the Flexible NetFlow IPv6 destination prefix record:

Router(config)# flow monitor FLOW-MONITOR-1
Router(config-flow-monitor)# record netflow ipv6 destination-prefix

Related Commands

Command

Description

flow monitor

Creates a flow monitor.

sampler

To create a Flexible NetFlow flow sampler, or to modify an existing Flexible NetFlow flow sampler, and to enter Flexible NetFlow sampler configuration mode, use the sampler command in global configuration mode. To remove a sampler, use the no form of this command.

sampler sampler-name

no sampler sampler-name

Syntax Description

sampler-name

Name of the flow sampler that is being created or modified.

Command Default

Flexible NetFlow flow samplers are not configured.

Command Modes


Global configuration (config)

Command History

Release

Modification

12.4(9)T

This command was introduced.

12.2(31)SB2

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS Release 12.2(31)SB2.

12.0(33)S

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 12000 series routers.

12.2(33)SRC

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 7200 series routers.

12.2(33)SRE

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 7300 Network Processing Engine (NPE) series routers.

15.1(2)S

This command was modified. A hash collision between the name supplied and any existing name is now possible. If this happens, you can retry, supplying another name.

12.2(50)SY

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS Release 12.2(50)SY.

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE.

Usage Guidelines

Flow samplers are used to reduce the load placed by Flexible NetFlow on the networking device to monitor traffic by limiting the number of packets that are analyzed. You configure a rate of sampling that is 1 out of a range of 2 to 32,768 packets. For example, a rate of 1 out of 2 results in analysis of 50 percent of the packets sampled. Flow samplers are applied to interfaces in conjunction with a flow monitor to implement sampled Flexible NetFlow.

To enable flow sampling, you configure the record that you want to use for traffic analysis and assign it to a flow monitor. When you apply a flow monitor with a sampler to an interface, the sampled packets are analyzed at the rate specified by the sampler and compared with the flow record associated with the flow monitor. If the analyzed packets meet the criteria specified by the flow record, they are added to the flow monitor cache.

In Cisco IOS Release 15.1(2)S and later releases, a hash collision between the name supplied and any existing name is possible. If this happens, you can retry, supplying another name.

Examples

The following example creates a flow sampler name SAMPLER-1:

Router(config)# sampler SAMPLER-1
Router(config-sampler)#

The following example shows the output when there is a hash collision between the name supplied and any existing name:

Router(config-sampler)# sampler SAMPLER-1
% sampler: Failed to create a new Sampler (Hash value in use).
Router(config)#

Related Commands

Command

Description

clear sampler

Clears the flow sampler statistics.

debug sampler

Enables debugging output for flow samplers.

mode

Configures a packet interval for a flow sampler.

show sampler

Displays flow sampler status and statistics.

show flow exporter

To display Flexible NetFlow flow exporter status and statistics, use the show flow exporter command in privileged EXEC mode.

show flow exporter [ export-ids { netflow-v5 | netflow-v9 } | [name] exporter-name [ statistics | templates ] [ option application { engines | table } ] ]

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE

show flow exporter [ export-ids netflow-v9 | [name] exporter-name [ statistics | templates ] ]

Syntax Description

export-ids netflow-v5

(Optional) Displays the NetFlow Version 5 export fields that can be exported and their IDs.

export-ids netflow-v9

(Optional) Displays the NetFlow Version 9 export fields that can be exported and their IDs.

name

(Optional) Specifies the name of a flow exporter.

exporter-name

(Optional) Name of a flow exporter that was previously configured.

statistics

(Optional) Displays flow exporter statistics.

templates

(Optional) Displays flow exporter template information.

option application engines

(Optional) Displays the application engines option for flow exporters.

option application table

(Optional) Displays the application table option for flow exporters.

Command Modes


Privileged EXEC (#)

Command History

Release

Modification

12.4(9)T

This command was introduced.

12.2(31)SB2

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS Release 12.2(31)SB2.

12.0(33)S

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 12000 series routers.

12.2(33)SRC

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 7200 series routers.

12.2(33)SRE

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 7300 Network Processing Engine (NPE) series routers.

Cisco IOS XE 3.1S

This command was modified. The option and application keywords were added.

12.2(50)SY

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS Release 12.2(50)SY.

15.2.(2)T

This command was modified. The ability to display IPv6 addresses was added.

Cisco IOS XE 3.5S

This command was modified. The ability to display IPv6 addresses was added.

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE

This command was modified. The export-ids netflow-v5 , option application engines , and option application table keywords were removed.

Examples

The following example displays the status and statistics for all of the flow exporters configured on a router:

Router# show flow exporter

Flow Exporter FLOW-MONITOR-1:
  Description:              Exports to the datacenter
  Export protocol:          NetFlow Version 9
  Transport Configuration:
    Destination IP address: 172.16.10.2
    Source IP address:      172.16.6.2
    Source Interface:       Ethernet0/0
    Transport Protocol:     UDP
    Destination Port:       650
    Source Port:            55864
    DSCP:                   0x3F
    TTL:                    15
    Output Features:        Used

Flow Exporter FLOW-MONITOR-2:
  Description:              Exports to the datacenter
  Export protocol:          NetFlow Version 9
  Transport Configuration:
    Destination IP address: 2222::2/64
    Source IP address:      1111::1/64
    Transport Protocol:     UDP
    Destination Port:       4739
    Source Port:            49936
    DSCP:                   0x0
    TTL:                    255
    Output Features:        Not Used

Options Configuration:
    exporter-stats (timeout 120 seconds)
    interface-table (timeout 120 seconds)

sampler-table (timeout 120 seconds)

The table below describes the significant fields shown in the display.

Table 2 show flow exporter Field Descriptions

Field

Description

Flow Exporter

The name of the flow exporter that you configured.

Description

The description that you configured for the exporter, or the default description “User defined”.

Transport Configuration

The transport configuration fields for this exporter.

Destination IP address

The IP address of the destination host.

Source IP address

The source IP address used by the exported packets.

Transport Protocol

The transport layer protocol used by the exported packets.

Destination Port

The destination UDP port to which the exported packets are sent.

Source Port

The source UDP port from which the exported packets are sent.

DSCP

The differentiated services code point (DSCP) value.

TTL

The time-to-live value.

The following example displays the NetFlow Version 9 export IDs for all of the flow exporters configured on a router. This output will vary according to the flow record configured:

Router# show flow exporter export-ids netflow-v9
 
Export IDs used by fields in NetFlow-common export format:
  ip version                                 :    60
  ip tos                                     :   194
  ip dscp                                    :   195
  ip precedence                              :   196
  ip protocol                                :     4
  ip ttl                                     :   192
  ip ttl minimum                             :    52
  ip ttl maximum                             :    53
  ip length header                           :   189
  ip length payload                          :   204
  ip section header                          :   313
  ip section payload                         :   314
  routing source as                          :    16
  routing destination as                     :    17
  routing source as peer                     :   129
  routing destination as peer                :   128
  routing source traffic-index               :    92
  routing destination traffic-index          :    93
  routing forwarding-status                  :    89
  routing is-multicast                       :   206
  routing next-hop address ipv4              :    15
  routing next-hop address ipv4 bgp          :    18
  routing next-hop address ipv6 bgp          :    63
  ipv4 header-length                         :   207
  ipv4 tos                                   :     5
  ipv4 total-length                          :   190
  ipv4 total-length minimum                  :    25
  ipv4 total-length maximum                  :    26
  ipv4 id                                    :    54
  ipv4 fragmentation flags                   :   197
  ipv4 fragmentation offset                  :    88
  ipv4 source address                        :     8
  ipv4 source prefix                         :    44
  ipv4 source mask                           :     9
  ipv4 destination address                   :    12
  ipv4 destination prefix                    :    45
  ipv4 destination mask                      :    13
  ipv4 options                               :   208
  transport source-port                      :     7
  transport destination-port                 :    11
  transport icmp-ipv4 type                   :   176
  transport icmp-ipv4 code                   :   177
  transport igmp type                        :    33
  transport tcp source-port                  :   182
  transport tcp destination-port             :   183
  transport tcp sequence-number              :   184
  transport tcp acknowledgement-number       :   185
  transport tcp header-length                :   188
  transport tcp window-size                  :   186
  transport tcp urgent-pointer               :   187
  transport tcp flags                        :     6
  transport udp source-port                  :   180
  transport udp destination-port             :   181
  transport udp message-length               :   205
  interface input snmp                       :    10
  interface output snmp                      :    14
  interface name                             :    82
  interface description                      :    83
  flow direction                             :    61
  flow exporter                              :   144
  flow sampler                               :    48
  flow sampler algorithm export              :    49
  flow sampler interval                      :    50
  flow sampler name                          :    84
  flow class                                 :    51
  v9-scope system                            :     1
  v9-scope interface                         :     2
  v9-scope linecard                          :     3
  v9-scope cache                             :     4
  v9-scope template                          :     5
  counter flows                              :     3
  counter bytes                              :     1
  counter bytes long                         :     1
  counter packets                            :     2
  counter packets long                       :     2
  counter bytes squared long                 :   198
  counter bytes permanent                    :    85
  counter packets permanent                  :    86
  counter bytes squared permanent            :   199
  counter bytes exported                     :    40
  counter packets exported                   :    41
  counter flows exported                     :    42
  timestamp sys-uptime first                 :    22
  timestamp sys-uptime last                  :    21

The following example displays the status and statistics for all of the flow exporters configured on a router:

Router# show flow exporter name FLOW-MONITOR-1 statistics

Flow Exporter FLOW-MONITOR-1:
  Packet send statistics:
    Ok 0
    No FIB 0
    Adjacency failure 0
    Enqueued to process level 488
    Enqueueing failed 0
    IPC failed 0
    Output failed 0
    Fragmentation failed 0
    Encap fixup failed 0
    No destination address 0
  Client send statistics:
    Client: Flow Monitor FLOW-MONITOR-1
      Records added 558
      Packets sent 486 (51261 bytes)
      Packets dropped 0 (0 bytes)
      No Packet available errors 0

The table below describes the significant fields shown in the display.

Table 3 show flow exporter name exporter-name statistics Field Descriptions

Field

Description

Flow Exporter

The name of the flow exporter that you configured.

Packet send statistics

The packet transmission statistics for this exporter.

Ok

The number of packets that have been sent successfully.

No FIB

No entry in the Forwarding Information Base (FIB) to forward to.

Adjacency failure

No Cisco Express Forwarding (CEF) adjacency available for forwarding.

Enqueued to process level

Packets that were sent to the processor for forwarding.

Enqueueing failed

Packets that could not be queued for transmission.

IPC failed

Packets for which interprocess communication (IPC) failed.

Output failed

Packets that were dropped because the output queue was full.

Fragmentation failed

Packets that were not able to be fragmented.

Encap fixup failed

Packets that were not able to be encapsulated for transmission on the egress interface.

No destination address

No destination address configured for the exporter.

Client send statistics

Statistics for the flow monitors that are using the exporters.

Client

The name of the flow monitor that is using the exporter.

Records added

The number of flow records that have been added for this flow monitor.

Packets sent

The number of packets that have been exported for this flow monitor.

Packets dropped

The number of packets that were dropped for this flow monitor.

No Packet available error

The number of times that no packets were available to transmit the records.

The following example displays the template format for the exporters configured on the router. This output will vary according to the flow record configured:

Router# show flow exporter FLOW_EXPORTER-1 templates

Flow Exporter FLOW-MONITOR-1:
  Client: Flow Monitor FLOW-MONITOR-1
  Exporter Format: NetFlow Version 9
  Template ID    : 256
  Record Size    : 53
  Template layout
  _____________________________________________________________________
  |                 Field                   |  Type1 | Offset2 |  Size3 |
  ---------------------------------------------------------------------
  | ipv4 source address                     |     8 |     0  |     4  |
  | ipv4 destination address                |    12 |     4  |     4  |
  | interface input snmp                    |    10 |     8  |     4  |
  | flow sampler                            |    48 |    12  |     4  |
  | transport source-port                   |     7 |    16  |     2  |
  | transport destination-port              |    11 |    18  |     2  |
  | ip tos                                  |   194 |    20  |     1  |
  | ip protocol                             |     4 |    21  |     1  |
  | ipv4 source mask                        |     9 |    22  |     1  |
  | ipv4 destination mask                   |    13 |    23  |     1  |
  | transport tcp flags                     |     6 |    24  |     1  |
  | routing source as                       |    16 |    25  |     2  |
  | routing destination as                  |    17 |    27  |     2  |
  | routing next-hop address ipv4           |    15 |    29  |     4  |
  | interface output snmp                   |    14 |    33  |     4  |
  | counter bytes                           |     1 |    37  |     4  |
  | counter packets                         |     2 |    41  |     4  |
  | timestamp sys-uptime first              |    22 |    45  |     4  |
  | timestamp sys-uptime last               |    21 |    49  |     4  |
  ---------------------------------------------------------------------

Related Commands

Command

Description

clear flow exporter

Clears the statistics for exporters.

debug flow exporter

Enables debugging output for flow exporters.

flow exporter

Creates a flow exporter.

show flow interface

To display the Flexible NetFlow configuration and status for an interface, use the show flow interface command in privileged EXEC mode.

show flow interface [ type number ]

Syntax Description

type

(Optional) The type of interface on which you want to display Flexible NetFlow accounting configuration information.

number

(Optional) The number of the interface on which you want to display Flexible NetFlow accounting configuration information.

Command Modes


Privileged EXEC (#)

Command History

Release

Modification

12.4(9)T

This command was introduced.

12.2(31)SB2

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS Release 12.2(31)SB2.

12.0(33)S

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 12000 series routers.

12.2(33)SRC

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 7200 series routers.

12.2(33)SRE

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 7300 Network Processing Engine (NPE) series routers.

12.2(50)SY

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS Release 12.2(50)SY.

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE.

Examples

The following example displays the Flexible NetFlow accounting configuration on Ethernet interfaces 0/0 and 0/1:

Router# show flow interface ethernet 1/0

Interface Ethernet1/0
  FNF:  monitor:         FLOW-MONITOR-1
        direction:       Output
        traffic(ip):     on
Router# show flow interface ethernet 0/0
Interface Ethernet0/0
  FNF:  monitor:         FLOW-MONITOR-1
        direction:       Input
        traffic(ip):     sampler SAMPLER-2#

The table below describes the significant fields shown in the display.

Table 4 show flow interface Field Descriptions

Field

Description

Interface

The interface to which the information applies.

monitor

The name of the flow monitor that is configured on the interface.

direction:

The direction of traffic that is being monitored by the flow monitor.

The possible values are:

  • Input—Traffic is being received by the interface.
  • Output—Traffic is being transmitted by the interface.

traffic(ip)

Indicates if the flow monitor is in normal mode or sampler mode.

The possible values are:

  • on—The flow monitor is in normal mode.
  • sampler—The flow monitor is in sampler mode (the name of the sampler will be included in the display).

Related Commands

Command

Description

show flow monitor

Displays flow monitor status and statistics.

show flow monitor

To display the status and statistics for a Flexible NetFlow flow monitor, use the show flow monitor command in privileged EXEC mode.

show flow monitor [ [name] monitor-name [ cache [ format { csv | record | table } ] ] [statistics] ]

Syntax Description

name

(Optional) Specifies the name of a flow monitor.

monitor-name

(Optional) Name of a flow monitor that was previously configured.

cache

(Optional) Displays the contents of the cache for the flow monitor.

format

(Optional) Specifies the use of one of the format options for formatting the display output.

csv

(Optional) Displays the flow monitor cache contents in comma separated variables (CSV) format.

record

(Optional) Displays the flow monitor cache contents in record format.

table

(Optional) Displays the flow monitor cache contents in table format.

statistics

(Optional) Displays the statistics for the flow monitor.

Command Modes


Privileged EXEC (#)

Command History

Release

Modification

12.4(9)T

This command was introduced.

12.2(31)SB2

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS Release 12.2(31)SB2.

12.0(33)S

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 12000 series routers.

12.2(33)SRC

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 7200 series routers.

12.4(20)T

This command was modified. Support for displaying IPv6 data in Flexible NetFlow flow monitor caches was added.

15.0(1)M

This command was modified. Support for displaying virtual routing and forwarding (VRF) and Network Based Application Recognition (NBAR) data in Flexible NetFlow flow monitor caches was added.

12.2(33)SRE

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 7200 and Cisco 7300 Network Processing Engine (NPE) series routers.

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE.

Usage Guidelines

The cache keyword uses the table format by default.

The uppercase field names in the display output of the show flowmonitor monitor-name cache command are key fields that Flexible NetFlow uses to differentiate flows. The lowercase field names in the display output of the show flow monitor monitor-name cache command are nonkey fields from which Flexible NetFlow collects values as additional data for the cache.

Examples

The following example displays the status for a flow monitor:

Router# show flow monitor FLOW-MONITOR-1
 
Flow Monitor FLOW-MONITOR-1:
  Description:       Used for basic traffic analysis
  Flow Record:       netflow-original
  Flow Exporter:     EXP-DC-TOPEKA
                     EXP-DC-PHOENIX
  Cache:
    Type:              normal
    Status:            allocated
    Size:              4096 entries / 311316 bytes
    Inactive Timeout:  15 secs
    Active Timeout:    1800 secs
    Update Timeout:    1800 secs

The table below describes the significant fields shown in the display.

Table 5 show flow monitor monitor-name Field Descriptions

Field

Description

Flow Monitor

Name of the flow monitor that you configured.

Description

Description that you configured or the monitor, or the default description “User defined”.

Flow Record

Flow record assigned to the flow monitor.

Flow Exporter

Exporters that are assigned to the flow monitor.

Cache

Information about the cache for the flow monitor.

Type

Flow monitor cache type.

The possible values are:

  • immediate—Flows are expired immediately.
  • normal—Flows are expired normally.
  • Permanent—Flows are never expired.

Status

Status of the flow monitor cache.

The possible values are:

  • allocated—The cache is allocated.
  • being deleted—The cache is being deleted.
  • not allocated—The cache is not allocated.

Size

Current cache size.

Inactive Timeout

Current value for the inactive timeout in seconds.

Active Timeout

Current value for the active timeout in seconds.

Update Timeout

Current value for the update timeout in seconds.

The following example displays the status, statistics, and data for the flow monitor named FLOW-MONITOR-1:

Router# show flow monitor FLOW-MONITOR-1 cache
 
  Cache type:                            Normal
  Cache size:                              4096
  Current entries:                            8
  High Watermark:                            10
  Flows added:                             1560
  Flows aged:                              1552
    - Active timeout   (  1800 secs)         24
    - Inactive timeout (    15 secs)       1528
    - Event aged                              0
    - Watermark aged                          0
    - Emergency aged                          0
IP TOS:                    0x00
IP PROTOCOL:               6
IPV4 SOURCE ADDRESS:       10.10.10.2
IPV4 DESTINATION ADDRESS:  172.16.10.2
TRNS SOURCE PORT:          20
TRNS DESTINATION PORT:     20
INTERFACE INPUT:           Et0/0
FLOW SAMPLER ID:           0
ip source as:              0
ip destination as:         0
ipv4 next hop address:     172.16.7.2
ipv4 source mask:          /0
ipv4 destination mask:     /24
tcp flags:                 0x00
interface output:          Et1/0
counter bytes:             198520
counter packets:           4963
timestamp first:           10564356
timestamp last:            12154104

The table below describes the significant fields shown in the display.

Table 6 show flow monitor monitor-name cache Field Descriptions

Field

Description

Cache type

Flow monitor cache type.

The possible values are:

  • Immediate—Flows are expired immediately.
  • Normal—Flows are expired normally.
  • Permanent—Flows are never expired.

Cache Size

Number of entries in the cache.

Current entries

Number of entries in the cache that are in use.

High Watermark

Highest number of cache entries seen.

Flows added

Flows added to the cache since the cache was created.

Flows aged

Flows expired from the cache since the cache was created.

Active timeout

Current value for the active timeout in seconds.

Inactive timeout

Current value for the inactive timeout in seconds.

Event aged

Number of flows that have been aged by an event such as using the force-export option for the clear flow monitor command.

Watermark aged

Number of flows that have been aged because they exceeded the maximum high watermark value.

Emergency aged

Number of flows that have been aged because the cache size was exceeded.

IP TOS

IP type of service (ToS) value.

IP PROTOCOL

Protocol number.

IPV4 SOURCE ADDRESS

IPv4 source address.

IPV4 DESTINATION ADDRESS

IPv4 destination address.

TRNS SOURCE PORT

Source port for the transport protocol.

TRNS DESTINATION PORT

Destination port for the transport protocol.

INTERFACE INPUT

Interface on which the input is received.

FLOW SAMPLER ID

Flow sampler ID number.

ip source as

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) source autonomous system number.

ip destination as

BGP destination autonomous system number.

ipv4 next hop address

IPv4 address of the next hop to which the packet is forwarded.

ipv4 source mask

IPv4 source address mask.

ipv4 destination mask

IPv4 destination address mask.

tcp flags

Value of the TCP flags.

interface output

Interface on which the input is transmitted.

counter bytes

Number of bytes that have been counted.

counter packets

Number of packets that have been counted.

timestamp first

Time stamp of the first packet in the flow.

timestamp last

Time stamp of the last packet in the flow.

The following example displays the status, statistics, and data for the flow monitor named FLOW-MONITOR-1 in a table format:

Router# show flow monitor FLOW-MONITOR-1 cache format table
 
  Cache type:                            Normal
  Cache size:                              4096
  Current entries:                            4
  High Watermark:                             6
  Flows added:                               90
  Flows aged:                                86
    - Active timeout   (  1800 secs)          0
    - Inactive timeout (    15 secs)         86
    - Event aged                              0
    - Watermark aged                          0
    - Emergency aged                          0
IP TOS  IP PROT  IPV4 SRC ADDR    IPV4 DST ADDR    TRNS SRC PORT  TRNS DST PORT
======  =======  ===============  ===============  =============  ==============
0x00          1  10.251.10.1      172.16.10.2                  0              02
0x00          1  10.251.10.1      172.16.10.2                  0           20484
0xC0         17  172.16.6.1       224.0.0.9                  520            5202
0x00          6  10.10.11.1       172.16.10.5                 25             252
Router#

The following example displays the status, statistics, and data for the flow monitor named FLOW-MONITOR-IPv6 (the cache contains IPv6 data) in record format:

Router# show flow monitor name FLOW-MONITOR-IPv6 cache format record

  Cache type:                            Normal
  Cache size:                              4096
  Current entries:                            6
  High Watermark:                             8
  Flows added:                             1048
  Flows aged:                              1042
    - Active timeout   (  1800 secs)         11
    - Inactive timeout (    15 secs)       1031
    - Event aged                              0
    - Watermark aged                          0
    - Emergency aged                          0
IPV6 FLOW LABEL:           0
IPV6 EXTENSION MAP:        0x00000040
IPV6 SOURCE ADDRESS:       2001:DB8:1:ABCD::1
IPV6 DESTINATION ADDRESS:  2001:DB8:4:ABCD::2
TRNS SOURCE PORT:          3000
TRNS DESTINATION PORT:     55
INTERFACE INPUT:           Et0/0
FLOW DIRECTION:            Input
FLOW SAMPLER ID:           0
IP PROTOCOL:               17
IP TOS:                    0x00
ip source as:              0
ip destination as:         0
ipv6 next hop address:     ::
ipv6 source mask:          /48
ipv6 destination mask:     /0
tcp flags:                 0x00
interface output:          Null
counter bytes:             521192
counter packets:           9307
timestamp first:           9899684
timestamp last:            11660744

The table below describes the significant fields shown in the display.

Table 7 show flow monitor monitor-name cache format record Field Descriptions

Field

Description

Cache type

Flow monitor cache type.

The possible values are:

  • Immediate—Flows are expired immediately.
  • Normal—Flows are expired normally.
  • Permanent—Flows are never expired.

Cache Size

Number of entries in the cache.

Current entries

Number of entries in the cache that are in use.

High Watermark

Highest number of cache entries seen.

Flows added

Flows added to the cache since the cache was created.

Flows aged

Flows expired from the cache since the cache was created.

Active timeout

Current value for the active timeout in seconds.

Inactive timeout

Current value for the inactive timeout in seconds.

Event aged

Number of flows that have been aged by an event such as using the force-export option for the clear flow monitor command.

Watermark aged

Number of flows that have been aged because they exceeded the maximum high watermark value.

Emergency aged

Number of flows that have been aged because the cache size was exceeded.

IPV6 FLOW LABEL

Label number for the flow.

IPV6 EXTENSION MAP

Pointer to the IPv6 extensions.

IPV6 SOURCE ADDRESS

IPv6 source address.

IPV6 DESTINATION ADDRESS

IPv6 destination address.

TRNS SOURCE PORT

source port for the transport protocol.

TRNS DESTINATION PORT

Destination port for the transport protocol.

INTERFACE INPUT

Interface on which the input is received.

FLOW DIRECTION

Input or output.

FLOW SAMPLER ID

Flow sampler ID number.

IP PROTOCOL

IP protocol number.

IP TOS

IP ToS number.

ip source as

BGP source autonomous system number.

ip destination as

BGP destination autonomous system number.

ipv6 next hop address

IPv4 address of the next hop to which the packet is forwarded.

ipv6 source mask

IPv6 source address mask.

ipv6 destination mask

IPv6 destination address mask.

tcp flags

Value of the TCP flags.

interface output

Interface on which the input is transmitted.

counter bytes

Number of bytes that have been counted.

counter packets

Number of packets that have been counted.

timestamp first

Time stamp of the first packet in the flow.

timestamp last

Time stamp of the last packet in the flow.

The following example displays the status and statistics for a flow monitor:

Router# show flow monitor FLOW-MONITOR-1 statistics
  
  Cache type:                            Normal
  Cache size:                              4096
  Current entries:                            4
  High Watermark:                             6
  Flows added:                              116
  Flows aged:                               112
    - Active timeout   (  1800 secs)          0
    - Inactive timeout (    15 secs)        112
    - Event aged                              0
    - Watermark aged                          0
    - Emergency aged                          0

The table below describes the significant fields shown in the display.

Table 8 show flow monitor monitor-name statistics Field Descriptions

Field

Description

Cache Type

Flow monitor cache type.

The possible values are:

  • Immediate—Flows are expired immediately.
  • Normal—Flows are expired normally.
  • Permanent—Flows are never expired.

Cache Size

Size of the cache.

Current entries

Number of entries in the cache that are in use.

High Watermark

Highest number of cache entries seen.

Flows added

Flows added to the cache since the cache was created.

Flows aged

Flows expired from the cache since the cache was created.

Active Timeout

Current value for the active timeout in seconds.

Inactive Timeout

Current value for the inactive timeout in seconds.

Event aged

Number of flows that have been aged by an event such as using the force-export option for the clear flow monitor command.

Watermark aged

Number of flows that have been aged because they exceeded the maximum high watermark value.

Emergency aged

Number of flows that have been aged because the cache size was exceeded.

Related Commands

Command

Description

clear flow monitor

Clears the flow monitor.

debug flow monitor

Enables debugging output for flow monitors.

show flow monitor cache aggregate

To display aggregated flow statistics from a flow monitor cache, use the show flow monitor cache aggregate command in privileged EXEC mode.

show flow monitor [name] monitor-name cache aggregate { options [ . .. options ] [ collect options [ . .. options ] ] | record record-name } [ format { csv | record | table } ]

Syntax Description

name

(Optional) Specifies the name of a flow monitor.

monitor-name

Name of a flow monitor that was previously configured.

options

Fields upon which aggregation is performed; and from which additional data from the cache is displayed when the collect keyword is used. You can specify multiple values for the options argument. See the “Usage Guidelines” section.

collect

(Optional) Displays additional data from the cache. See the “Usage Guidelines” section.

record record-name

Specifies the name of a user-defined flow record or a predefined flow record. See the first table below for a listing of the available predefined records and their definitions.

format

(Optional) Specifies the use of one of the format options for formatting the display output.

csv

Displays the flow monitor cache contents in comma-separated variables (CSV) format.

record

Displays the flow monitor cache contents in record format.

table

Displays the flow monitor cache contents in table format.

Command Modes


Privileged EXEC (#)

Command History

Release

Modification

12.4(22)T

This command was introduced.

12.2(33)SRE

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 7200 and Cisco 7300 Network Processing Engine (NPE) series routers.

12.2(50)SY

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS Release 12.2(50)SY.

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE.

Usage Guidelines

Flexible NetFlow—Top N Talkers Support

The show flow monitor cacheaggregate command is one of a set of three commands that make up the Flexible NetFlow—Top N Ta lkers Support feature. The Flexible NetFlow—Top N Talkers Support feature is used to manipulate the display output from the Flexible NetFlow cache to facilitate the analysis of network traffic.

The other two commands that make up the Flexible NetFlow—Top N Talkers Support feature are show flow monitor cache filter and show flow monitor cache sort. The three commands can be used together or on their own, depending on your requirements. For more detailed information about these commands, see the show flow monitor cache filter command and the show flow monitor cache sort command. For information about how the three commands are used together, refer to the “Configuring Cisco IOS Flexible NetFlow—Top N Talkers Support” module in the Configuring Cisco IOS Flexible NetFlow Configuration Guide.

Flow Aggregation

Flow aggregation using the showflow monitor cache aggregate command allows you to dynamically display the flow information in a cache using a different flow record than the cache was originally created from. Only the fields in the cache will be available for the aggregated flows.


Note


The key and nonkey fields in the flows are defined in the flow record that you assigned to the flow monitor from which the cache data is being aggregated.


Aggregation helps you achieve a higher-level view of the traffic in your network by combining flow data from multiple flows based on the criteria that interest you, for example, displaying flow data for:

  • All the HTTP traffic in your network.
  • All the traffic being forwarded to a specific Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) next hop.
  • Identifying a device that is sending several types of traffic to one or more hosts in your network, perhaps as part of a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Aggregation options Argument

The options that you can use for the options argument of the show flow monitor cache aggregate command are dependent on the fields that are used for the user-defined flow record that you configured for the flow monitor using the record command. To identify the options that you can use, use the show flow recordrecord-name command in privileged EXEC mode, where record-name is the name of the record that you configured for the flow monitor.

For example, if you assigned the “NetFlow Original” predefined record to a flow monitor, you use the show flow record netflow-original command to display its key (match) and nonkey (collect) fields. The following is partial output from the show flow record netflow-original command:

flow record netflow-original:
  Description:        Traditional IPv4 input NetFlow with origin ASs
  No. of users:       2
  Total field space:  53 bytes
  Fields:
    match ipv4 tos
    match ipv4 protocol
    match ipv4 source address
    match ipv4 destination address
.
.
.
    collect counter packets
    collect timestamp sys-uptime first
    collect timestamp sys-uptime last

The fields from this partial output that you can use for the option argument follow the match (key fields) and collect (nonkey fields) words. For example, you can use the “ipv4 tos” field to aggregate the flows as shown in the first example in the “Examples section.

Cache Data Fields Displayed

By default the data fields from the cache that are shown in the display output of the show flow monitor cache aggregate command are limited to the field used for aggregation and the counter fields such as flows, number of bytes, and the number of packets. The following is partial output from the show flow monitor FLOW-MONITOR-3 cache aggregate ipv4 destination address command:

IPV4 DST ADDR         flows       bytes        pkts
===============  ==========  ==========  ==========
224.192.16.1              2       97340        4867
224.192.18.1              3       96080        4804
224.192.16.4              4       79760        3988
224.192.45.12             3       77480        3874
255.255.255.255           1          52           1

Notice that the data contains only the IPv4 destination addresses for which flows have been aggregated and the counter values.

The flow monitor (FLOW-MONITOR-3) referenced by the show flow monitor FLOW-MONITOR-3 cache aggregate ipv4 destination address command uses the “NetFlow Original” predefined record, which contains the following key and nonkey fields:

  • match ipv4 tos
  • match ipv4 protocol
  • match ipv4 source address
  • match ipv4 destination address
  • match transport source-port
  • match transport destination-port
  • match interface input
  • match flow sampler
  • collect routing source as
  • collect routing destination as
  • collect routing next-hop address ipv4
  • collect ipv4 source mask
  • collect ipv4 destination mask
  • collect transport tcp flags
  • collect interface output
  • collect counter bytes
  • collect counter packets
  • collect timestamp sys-uptime first
  • collect timestamp sys-uptime last

The collect keyword is used to include additional cache data in the display output of the show flow monitor cache aggregate command. The following partial output from theshow flow monitor FLOW-MONITOR-3 cache aggregate ipv4 destination address collect transport tcp flags command shows the transport TCP flags data from the cache:

IPV4 DST ADDR    tcp flags       flows       bytes        pkts
===============  =========  ==========  ==========  ==========
224.192.16.1     0x00                4      165280        8264
224.192.18.1     0x00                4      158660        7933
224.192.16.4     0x00                3      146740        7337
224.192.45.12    0x00                4      145620        7281
255.255.255.255  0x00                1          52           1
224.0.0.13       0x00                1          54           1

You can add cache data fields after the collect keyword to show additional data from the cache in the display output of the show flow monitor cache aggregate command.

Keywords and Descriptions for the record Argument

The table below describes the keywords for the record argument.

Table 9 Keywords and Descriptions for the Aggregate record Argument

Keyword

Description

IPv4 Support

IPv6 Support

as

Autonomous system record.

Yes

Yes

as-tos

Autonomous system and ToS record.

Yes

No

bgp-nexthop-tos

BGP next-hop and ToS record.

Yes

No

bgp-nexthop

BGP next-hop record.

No

Yes

destination-prefix

Destination prefix record.

Note   

For IPv6, a minimum prefix mask length of 0 bits is assumed.

Yes

Yes

destination-prefix-tos

Destination prefix and ToS record.

Yes

No

original-input

Traditional IPv4 input NetFlow.

Yes

Yes

original-output

Traditional IPv4 output NetFlow.

Yes

Yes

prefix

Source and destination prefixes record.

Note   

For IPv6, a minimum prefix mask length of 0 bits is assumed.

Yes

Yes

prefix-port

Prefix port record.

Note   

The peer keyword is not available for this record.

Yes

No

prefix-tos

Prefix ToS record.

Yes

No

protocol-port

Protocol ports record.

Note   

The peer keyword is not available for this record.

Yes

Yes

protocol-port-tos

Protocol port and ToS record.

Note   

The peer keyword is not available for this record.

Yes

No

source-prefix

Source autonomous system and prefix record.

Note   

For IPv6, a minimum prefix mask length of 0 bits is assumed.

Yes

Yes

source-prefix-tos

Source prefix and ToS record.

Yes

No

Examples

The following example aggregates the flow monitor cache data on the destination and source IPv4 addresses:

Router# show flow monitor FLOW-MONITOR-1 cache aggregate ipv4 destination address ipv4 source address
 
Processed 26 flows
Aggregated to 17 flows
IPV4 SRC ADDR    IPV4 DST ADDR         flows       bytes        pkts
===============  ===============  ==========  ==========  ==========
10.251.10.1      172.16.10.2               2     1400828        1364
192.168.67.6     172.16.10.200             1       19096         682
10.234.53.1      172.16.10.2               3       73656        2046
172.30.231.193   172.16.10.2               3       73616        2045
10.10.10.2       172.16.10.2               2       54560        1364
192.168.87.200   172.16.10.2               2       54560        1364
10.10.10.4       172.16.10.4               1       27280         682
10.10.11.1       172.16.10.5               1       27280         682
10.10.11.2       172.16.10.6               1       27280         682
10.10.11.3       172.16.10.7               1       27280         682
10.10.11.4       172.16.10.8               1       27280         682
10.1.1.1         172.16.10.9               1       27280         682
10.1.1.2         172.16.10.10              1       27280         682
10.1.1.3         172.16.10.11              1       27280         682
172.16.1.84      172.16.10.19              2       54520        1363
172.16.1.85      172.16.10.20              2       54520        1363
172.16.6.1       224.0.0.9                 1          52           1

The table below describes the significant fields shown in the display.

Table 10 show flow monitor cache aggregate Field Descriptions

Field

Description

IPV4 SOURCE ADDRESS

IPv4 source address.

IPV4 DESTINATION ADDRESS

IPv4 destination address.

flows

Numbers of flows associated with the source/destination IP address combination

bytes

Number of bytes contained in the flows.

packets

Number of packets contained in the flows.

Related Commands

Command

Description

show flow monitor cache filter

Filters the display output of flow records from a flow monitor cache.

show flow monitor cache sort

Sorts the display output of flow records from a flow monitor cache.

show flow monitor cache filter

To filter the display output of statistics from the flows in a flow monitor cache, use the show flow monitor cache filter command in privileged EXEC mode.

show flow monitor [name] monitor-name cache filter options [ regexp regexp ] [ . .. options [ regexp regexp ] ] [ format { csv | record | table } ]

Syntax Description

name

(Optional) Specifies the name of a flow monitor.

monitor-name

Name of a flow monitor that was previously configured.

options

Fields upon which filtering is performed. You can specify multiple values for the options argument. See the “Usage Guidelines” section.

regexp regexp

(Optional) Match the field specified with the options argument against a regular expression. See the “Usage Guidelines” section.

format

(Optional) Specifies the use of one of the format options for formatting the display output.

csv

Displays the flow monitor cache contents in comma-separated variables (CSV) format.

record

Displays the flow monitor cache contents in record format.

table

Displays the flow monitor cache contents in table format.

Command Modes


Privileged EXEC (#)

Command History

Release

Modification

12.4(22)T

This command was introduced.

12.2(33)SRE

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 7200 and Cisco 7300 Network Processing Engine (NPE) series routers.

12.2(50)SY

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS Release 12.2(50)SY.

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE.

Usage Guidelines

Flexible NetFlow—Top N Talkers Support

The show flow monitor cache filter command is one of a set of three commands that make up the Flexible NetFlow—Top N Talkers Support feature. The Flexible NetFlow—Top N Talkers Support feature is used to manipulate the display output from the Flexible NetFlow cache to facilitate the analysis of network traffic.

The other two commands that make up the Flexible NetFlow—Top N Talkers Support feature are show flow monitor cache sort and show flow monitor cache aggregate. The three commands can be used together or on their own, depending on your requirements. For more detailed information about these commands, see the show flow monitor cache sort command and the show flow monitor cache aggregate command. For information about how the three commands are used together, refer to the “Configuring Cisco IOS Flexible NetFlow—Top N Talkers Support” module in the Configuring Cisco IOS Flexible NetFlow Configuration Guide.

Filter options Argument

The options that you can use for the options argument of the show flow monitor cache filter command are dependent on the fields that are used for the record that you configured for the flow monitor using the record command. To identify the options that you can use, use the show flow record record-name command in privileged EXEC mode, where record-name is the name of the record that you configured for the flow monitor.

For example, if you assigned the “NetFlow Original” predefined record to a flow monitor, you use the show flow record netflow-original command to display its key (match) and nonkey (collect) fields. The following is partial output from the show command:

flow record netflow-original:
  Description:        Traditional IPv4 input NetFlow with origin ASs
  No. of users:       2
  Total field space:  53 bytes
  Fields:
    match ipv4 tos
    match ipv4 protocol
    match ipv4 source address
    match ipv4 destination address
.
.
.
    collect counter packets
    collect timestamp sys-uptime first
    collect timestamp sys-uptime last

The fields from this partial output that you can use for the option argument follow the match (key fields) and collect (nonkey fields) words. For example, you can use the “ipv4 tos” field to filter the flows as shown in the first example in the “Examples” section.

Filtering Criteria

The following are examples of the types of filtering criteria available for the show flow monitorcache filter command:

  • Perform an exact match on any numerical fields in either decimal or hexadecimal format. For example, these two commands match flows in the flow monitor cache that contain either “0xA001” or “1”:
    • show flow monitor FLOW-MONITOR-1 cache filter transport source-port 0xA001
    • show flow monitor FLOW-MONITOR-1 cache filter transport source-port 1
  • Perform a match on a range for any numerical fields in either decimal or hexadecimal format. For example, these two commands match flows in the flow monitor cache that contain either “0xA000 0xB000” or “1 1024”:
    • show flow monitor FLOW-MONITOR-1 cache filter transport source-port 0xA000 0xB000
    • show flow monitor FLOW-MONITOR-1 cache filter transport source-port 1 1024
  • Perform an exact match for any alphanumerical field. For example, this command matches flows in the flow monitor cache having a MAC address of ABCD:0012:01FE:
    • show flow monitor FLOW-MONITOR-1 cache filter datalink mac source address ABCD:0012:01FE
  • Perform a regular-expression match on any alphanumerical field. For example, this command matches flows in the flow monitor cache having a MAC address that starts with ABCD:
    • show flow monitor FLOW-MONITOR-1 cache filter datalink mac source address regexp ABCD:*
  • Perform a match on flag fields with an implicit <and>. For example, this command matches flows in the flow monitor cache that contain the urg and syn TCP flags:
    • show flow monitor FLOW-MONITOR-1 cache filter transport tcp flags urg syn
  • Perform a match against flags that are not present. For example, this command matches flows in the flow monitor cache that contain the syn and rst TCP flags and do not contain the urg and fin TCP flags:
    • show flow monitor FLOW-MONITOR-1 cache filter transport tcp flags syn rst not urg fin
  • Perform an exact match on an IP address field. For example, this command matches flows in the flow monitor cache that contain the source IPv4 address “192.168.0.1”:
    • show flow monitor FLOW-MONITOR-1 cache filter ipv4 source address 192.168.0.1
  • Perform a prefix match on an IPv4 or IPv6 address field. For example, these two commands match flows in the flow monitor cache that contain either “192.168.0.0 255.255.0.0” or “7:20ac::/64”:
    • show flow monitor FLOW-MONITOR-1 cache filter ipv4 source address 192.168.0.0 255.255.0.0
    • show flow monitor FLOW-MONITOR-1 cache filter ipv6 source address 7:20ac::/64
  • Perform a match on a range of relative time stamps. For example, this command matches flows in the flow monitor cache that were created within the last “500” seconds:
    • show flow monitor FLOW-MONITOR-1 cache filter timestamp sys-uptime first 0 500 seconds
  • Perform a match on range of the time stamp that is configured (uptime or absolute). For example, this command matches flows in the flow monitor cache that were created between 0800 and 0815, within the last 24 hours:
    • show flow monitor FLOW-MONITOR-1 cache filter timestamp sys-uptime last 08:00:00 08:15:00 t
  • Perform an exact match on an interface. For example, this command matches flows in the flow monitor cache which are received on Ethernet interface 0/0.
    • show flow monitor FLOW-MONITOR-1 cache filter interface input Ethernet0/0
  • Perform a regular-expression match on an interface. For example, this command matches flows in the flow monitor cache that begin with Ethernet0/ and have either 1, 2, or 3 as the port number:
    • show flow monitor FLOW-MONITOR-1 cache filter interface input regexp Ethernet0/1

Regular Expressions

The table below shows the syntax for regular expressions.

Table 11 Syntax for Regular Expressions

Option

Description

*

Match zero or more characters in this position.

?

Match any one character in this position.

|

Match any one character in this position.

(|)

Match one of a choice of characters in a range. For example, aa:(0033|4455):3456 matches either aa:0033:3456 or aa:4455:3456.

[]

Match any character in the range specified, or one of the special characters. For example, [0-9] is all of the digits. [*] is the “*” character, and [[] is the “[ ” character.

Examples

The following example filters the flow monitor cache data on the source IPv4 address of 10.234.53.1:

Router# show flow monitor FLOW-MONITOR-1 cache filter ipv4 source address 10.234.53.1
  
  Cache type:                            Normal
  Cache size:                              4096
  Current entries:                           26
  High Watermark:                            26
  Flows added:                               87
  Flows aged:                                61
    - Active timeout   (  1800 secs)          0
    - Inactive timeout (    15 secs)         61
    - Event aged                              0
    - Watermark aged                          0
    - Emergency aged                          0
IPV4 SOURCE ADDRESS:       10.234.53.1
IPV4 DESTINATION ADDRESS:  172.16.10.2
TRNS SOURCE PORT:          0
TRNS DESTINATION PORT:     2048
INTERFACE INPUT:           Et0/0.1
FLOW SAMPLER ID:           0
IP TOS:                    0x00
IP PROTOCOL:               1
ip source as:              0
ip destination as:         0
ipv4 next hop address:     172.16.7.2
ipv4 source mask:          /0
ipv4 destination mask:     /24
tcp flags:                 0x00
interface output:          Et1/0.1
counter bytes:             24724
counter packets:           883
timestamp first:           16:03:56.007
timestamp last:            16:27:07.063
IPV4 SOURCE ADDRESS:       10.234.53.1
IPV4 DESTINATION ADDRESS:  172.16.10.2
TRNS SOURCE PORT:          20
TRNS DESTINATION PORT:     20
INTERFACE INPUT:           Et0/0.1
FLOW SAMPLER ID:           0
IP TOS:                    0x00
IP PROTOCOL:               6
ip source as:              0
ip destination as:         0
ipv4 next hop address:     172.16.7.2
ipv4 source mask:          /0
ipv4 destination mask:     /24
tcp flags:                 0x00
interface output:          Et1/0.1
counter bytes:             35320
counter packets:           883
timestamp first:           16:03:56.267
timestamp last:            16:27:07.323
IPV4 SOURCE ADDRESS:       10.234.53.1
IPV4 DESTINATION ADDRESS:  172.16.10.2
TRNS SOURCE PORT:          21
TRNS DESTINATION PORT:     21
INTERFACE INPUT:           Et0/0.1
FLOW SAMPLER ID:           0
IP TOS:                    0x00
IP PROTOCOL:               6
ip source as:              0
ip destination as:         0
ipv4 next hop address:     172.16.7.2
ipv4 source mask:          /0
ipv4 destination mask:     /24
tcp flags:                 0x00
interface output:          Et1/0.1
counter bytes:             35320
counter packets:           883
timestamp first:           16:03:56.327
timestamp last:            16:27:07.363
Matched 3 flows

The table below describes the significant fields shown in the display.

Table 12 show flow monitor monitor-name cache filter Field Descriptions

Field

Description

Cache type

Flow monitor cache type.

The possible values are:

  • Immediate—Flows are expired immediately.
  • Normal—Flows are expired normally.
  • Permanent—Flows are never expired.

Cache Size

Number of entries in the cache.

Current entries

Number of entries in the cache that are in use.

High Watermark

Highest number of cache entries seen.

Flows added

Flows added to the cache since the cache was created.

Flows aged

Flows expired from the cache since the cache was created.

Active timeout

Current value for the active timeout in seconds.

Inactive timeout

Current value for the inactive timeout in seconds.

Event aged

Number of flows that have been aged by an event such as using the force-export option for the clear flow monitor command.

Watermark aged

Number of flows that have been aged because they exceeded the maximum high watermark value.

Emergency aged

Number of flows that have been aged because the cache size was exceeded.

IPV4 SOURCE ADDRESS

IPv4 source address.

IPV4 DESTINATION ADDRESS

IPv4 destination address.

TRNS SOURCE PORT

source port for the transport protocol.

TRNS DESTINATION PORT

Destination port for the transport protocol.

INTERFACE INPUT

Interface on which the input is received.

FLOW DIRECTION

Input or output.

FLOW SAMPLER ID

Flow sampler ID number.

IP PROTOCOL

IP protocol number.

IP TOS

IP ToS number.

ip source as

BGP source autonomous system number.

ip destination as

BGP destination autonomous system number.

ipv4 next hop address

IPv4 address of the next hop to which the packet is forwarded.

ipv4 source mask

IPv4 source address mask.

ipv4 destination mask

IPv4 destination address mask.

tcp flags

Value of the TCP flags.

interface output

Interface on which the input is transmitted.

counter bytes

Number of bytes that have been counted.

counter packets

Number of packets that have been counted.

timestamp first

Time stamp of the first packet in the flow.

timestamp last

Time stamp of the last packet in the flow.

 
      

Related Commands

Command

Description

show flow monitor cache aggregate

Displays aggregated flow records of flows in a flow monitor cache.

show flow monitor cache sort

Sorts the display output of flow records from a flow monitor cache.

show flow monitor cache sort

To sort the display output of statistics from the flows in a flow monitor cache, use the show flow monitor cache sort command in privileged EXEC mode.

show flow monitor [name] monitor-name cache sort options [ top [number] ] [ format { csv | record | table } ]

Syntax Description

name

(Optional) Specifies the name of a flow monitor.

monitor-name

Name of a flow monitor that was previously configured.

options

Fields upon which aggregation can be performed. See the “Usage Guidelines” section.

top

(Optional) Limits the display output to the 20 highest volume flows (top talkers) unless overridden by the specification of a value for the number argument.

number

(Optional) Overrides the default value of top talkers to display.

format

(Optional) Specifies the use of one of the format options for formatting the display output.

csv

Displays the flow monitor cache contents in comma-separated variables (CSV) format.

record

Displays the flow monitor cache contents in record format.

table

Displays the flow monitor cache contents in table format.

Command Modes


Privileged EXEC (#)

Command History

Release

Modification

12.4(22)T

This command was introduced.

12.2(33)SRE

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 7200 and Cisco 7300 Network Processing Engine (NPE) series routers.

12.2(50)SY

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS Release 12.2(50)SY.

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE.

Usage Guidelines

Flexible NetFlowNetFlow—Top N Talkers Support

The show flow monitor cache sort command is one of a set of three commands that make up the Flexible NetFlow—Top N Talkers Support feature. The Flexible NetFlow—Top N Talkers Support feature is used to manipulate the display output from the Flexible NetFlow cache to facilitate the analysis of network traffic.

The other two commands that make up the Flexible NetFlow—Top N Talkers Support feature are show flow monitor cache filter and show flow monitor cache aggregate. The three commands can be used together or on their own, depending on your requirements. For more detailed information about these commands, see the show flow monitor cache filter command and the show flow monitor cache aggregate command. For information about how the three commands are used together, refer to the “Configuring Cisco IOS Flexible NetFlow—Top N Talkers Support” module in the Configuring Cisco IOS Flexible NetFlow Configuration Guide.

Flow Sorting

The flow sorting function of the Flexible NetFlow—Top N Talkers Support feature sorts flow data from the Flexible NetFlow cache based on the criteria that you specify, and displays the data. You can also use the flow sorting function of the Flexible NetFlow—Top N Talkers Support feature to limit the display output to a specific number of entries (Top N Talkers) by using the top keyword.

Sort options Argument

The options that you can use for the options argument of the show flow monitor cache filter command are dependent on the fields that are used for the record that you configured for the flow monitor using the record command. To identify the options that you can use, use the show flow record record-name command in privileged EXEC mode, where record-name is the name of the record that you configured for the flow monitor.

For example, if you assigned the “NetFlow Original” predefined record to a flow monitor, you use the show flow record netflow-original command to display its key (match) and nonkey (collect) fields. The following is partial output from the show command:

flow record netflow-original:
  Description:        Traditional IPv4 input NetFlow with origin ASs
  No. of users:       2
  Total field space:  53 bytes
  Fields:
    match ipv4 tos
    match ipv4 protocol
    match ipv4 source address
    match ipv4 destination address
.
.
.
    collect counter packets
    collect timestamp sys-uptime first
    collect timestamp sys-uptime last

The fields from this partial output that you can use for the option argument follow the match (key fields) and collect (nonkey fields) words. For example, you can use the “ipv4 tos” field to sort the flows as shown in the first example in the “Examples” section.

Examples

The following example sorts the flow monitor cache data on the IPv4 ToS value and limits the display output to the top two flows:

Router# show flow monitor FLOW-MONITOR-3 cache sort ipv4 tos top 2

Processed 17 flows
Aggregated to 17 flows
Showing the top 2 flows
IPV4 SOURCE ADDRESS:       10.1.1.1
IPV4 DESTINATION ADDRESS:  224.192.16.1
TRNS SOURCE PORT:          0
TRNS DESTINATION PORT:     3073
INTERFACE INPUT:           Et0/0
FLOW SAMPLER ID:           0
IP TOS:                    0x55
IP PROTOCOL:               1
ip source as:              0
ip destination as:         0
ipv4 next hop address:     0.0.0.0
ipv4 source mask:          /24
ipv4 destination mask:     /0
tcp flags:                 0x00
interface output:          Null
counter bytes:             33680
counter packets:           1684
timestamp first:           18:39:27.563
timestamp last:            19:04:28.459
          
IPV4 SOURCE ADDRESS:       10.1.1.1
IPV4 DESTINATION ADDRESS:  224.192.16.1
TRNS SOURCE PORT:          0
TRNS DESTINATION PORT:     0
INTERFACE INPUT:           Et0/0
FLOW SAMPLER ID:           0
IP TOS:                    0x55
IP PROTOCOL:               1
ip source as:              0
ip destination as:         0
ipv4 next hop address:     0.0.0.0
ipv4 source mask:          /24
ipv4 destination mask:     /0
tcp flags:                 0x00
interface output:          Et3/0.1
counter bytes:             145040
counter packets:           7252
timestamp first:           18:42:34.043
timestamp last:            19:04:28.459

The table below describes the significant fields shown in the display.

Table 13 show flow monitor monitor-name cache sort Field Descriptions

Field

Description

IPV4 SOURCE ADDRESS

IPv4 source address.

IPV4 DESTINATION ADDRESS

IPv4 destination address.

TRNS SOURCE PORT

source port for the transport protocol.

TRNS DESTINATION PORT

Destination port for the transport protocol.

INTERFACE INPUT

Interface on which the input is received.

FLOW DIRECTION

Input or output.

FLOW SAMPLER ID

Flow sampler ID number.

IP PROTOCOL

IP protocol number.

IP TOS

IP ToS number.

ip source as

BGP source autonomous system number.

ip destination as

BGP destination autonomous system number.

ipv4 next hop address

IPv4 address of the next hop to which the packet is forwarded.

ipv4 source mask

IPv4 source address mask.

ipv4 destination mask

IPv4 destination address mask.

tcp flags

Value of the TCP flags.

interface output

Interface on which the input is transmitted.

counter bytes

Number of bytes that have been counted.

counter packets

Number of packets that have been counted.

timestamp first

Time stamp of the first packet in the flow.

timestamp last

Time stamp of the last packet in the flow.

 
      

Related Commands

Command

Description

show flow monitor cache aggregate

Displays aggregated flow records of flows in a flow monitor cache.

show flow monitor cache filter

Filters the display output of flow records from a flow monitor cache.

show flow record

To display the status and statistics for a Flexible NetFlow flow record, use the show flow record command in privileged EXEC mode.

show flow record [ [name] record-name | netflow-original | netflow { ipv4 | ipv6 } record [peer] ]

Cisco Catalyst 6500 Switches in Cisco IOS Release 12.2(50)SY

show flow record [ [name] record-name | platform-original { ipv4 | ipv6 } record ]

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE

show flow record [ [name] record-name ]

Syntax Description

name

(Optional) Specifies the name of a flow record.

record-name

(Optional) Name of a user-defined flow record that was previously configured.

netflow-original

(Optional) Specifies the Flexible NetFlow implementation of original NetFlow with origin autonomous systems.

netflow ipv4

(Optional) Configures the flow monitor to use one of the IPv4 predefined records.

netflow ipv6

(Optional) Configures the flow monitor to use one of the IPv6 predefined records.

record

(Optional) Name of the predefined record. See the first table below for a listing of the available records and their definitions.

peer

(Optional) Configures the flow monitor to use one of the predefined records with peer autonomous systems. The peer keyword is not supported for every type of Flexible NetFlow predefined record. See the first table below.

platform-original ipv4

Configures the flow monitor to use one of the predefined IPv4 records.

platform-original ipv6

Configures the flow monitor to use one of the predefined IPv6 records.

Command Modes


Privileged EXEC (#)

Command History

Release

Modification

12.4(9)T

This command was introduced.

12.2(31)SB2

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS Release 12.2(31)SB2.

12.0(33)S

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 12000 series routers.

12.2(33)SRC

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 7200 series routers.

12.4(20)T

This command was modified. The ipv6 keyword was added.

12.2(33)SRE

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 7300 Network Processing Engine (NPE) series routers.

12.2(50)SY

This command was modified. The netflow-original, netflow ipv4, and netflow ipv6 keywords were removed. The platform-originalipv4 and platform-originalipv6 keywords were added.

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE

This command was modified. The netflow-original, netflow ipv4, and netflow ipv6 keywords were removed.

Usage Guidelines

The table below describes the keywords and descriptions for the record argument.

Table 14 Keywords and Descriptions for the record Argument

Keyword

Description

IPv4 Support

IPv6 Support

as

Autonomous system record.

Yes

Yes

as-tos

Autonomous system and Type of Service (ToS) record.

Yes

bgp-nexthop-tos

BGP next-hop and ToS record.

Yes

bgp-nexthop

BGP next-hop record.

Yes

destination

Original platform IPv4/IPv6 destination record.

Yes

Yes

destination-prefix

Destination prefix record.

Note   

For IPv6, a minimum prefix mask length of 0 bits is assumed.

Yes

Yes

destination-prefix-tos

Destination prefix and ToS record.

Yes

destination-source

Original platform IPv4/IPv6 destination-source record.

Yes

Yes

full

Original platform IPv4/IPv6 full record.

Yes

Yes

interface-destination

Original platform IPv4/IPv6 interface-destination record.

Yes

Yes

interface-destination- source

Original platform IPv4/IPv6 interface-destination-source record.

Yes

Yes

interface-full

Original platform IPv4/IPv6 interface-full record.

Yes

Yes

interface-source

Original platform IPv4/IPv6 interface-source only record.

Yes

Yes

original-input

Traditional IPv4 input NetFlow.

Yes

Yes

original-output

Traditional IPv4 output NetFlow.

Yes

Yes

prefix

Source and destination prefixes record.

Note   

For IPv6, a minimum prefix mask length of 0 bits is assumed.

Yes

Yes

prefix-port

Prefix port record.

Note   

The peer keyword is not available for this record.

Yes

prefix-tos

Prefix ToS record.

Yes

protocol-port

Protocol ports record.

Note   

The peer keyword is not available for this record.

Yes

Yes

protocol-port-tos

Protocol port and ToS record.

Note   

The peer keyword is not available for this record.

Yes

source

Original platform IPv4/IPv6 source only record.

Yes

Yes

source-prefix

Source autonomous system and prefix record.

Note   

For IPv6, a minimum prefix mask length of 0 bits is assumed.

Yes

Yes

source-prefix-tos

Source prefix and ToS record.

Yes

Examples

The following example displays the status and statistics for the original Flexible NetFlow record:

Router# show flow record FLOW-RECORD-1 platform-original ipv4 destination

flow record FLOW_RECORD-1:
  Description: Flow Record for IPv4 traffic
  No. of users:       3
  Total field space:  53 bytes
  Fields:
    match interface input
    match transport destination-port
    match transport source-port
    match ipv4 destination address
    match ipv4 source address
    match ipv4 protocol
    match ipv4 tos
    collect counter bytes
    collect counter packets
    collect timestamp sys-uptime last
    collect timestamp sys-uptime first
    collect ipv4 destination mask
    collect ipv4 source mask
    collect routing destination as
    collect routing source as
    collect transport tcp flags
    collect routing next-hop address ipv4
    collect interface output

The table below describes the significant fields shown in the display.

Table 15 show flow record netflow-original Field Descriptions

Field

Description

Description

Description that you configured for the record, or the default description “User defined.”

No. of users

Number of monitors in the configuration that use the flow record.

Total field space

Number of bytes required to store these fields for one flow.

Fields

The fields that are included in this record. For more information about the fields, refer to the match and collect commands.

Related Commands

Command

Description

record

Configures a flow record for a flow monitor.

show sampler

To display the status and statistics for a Flexible NetFlow sampler, use the show sampler command in privileged EXEC mode.

show sampler [ [name] sampler-name ]

Syntax Description

name

(Optional) Specifies the name of a flow sampler.

sampler-name

(Optional) Name of a sampler that was previously configured.

Command Modes


Privileged EXEC (#)

Command History

Release

Modification

12.4(9)T

This command was introduced.

12.2(31)SB2

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS Release 12.2(31)SB2.

12.0(33)S

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 12000 series routers.

12.2(33)SRC

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 7200 series routers.

12.2(33)SRE

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 7300 Network Processing Engine (NPE) series routers.

12.2(50)SY

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS Release 12.2(50)SY.

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE.

Examples

The following example displays the status and statistics for all of the flow samplers configured:

Router# show sampler

Sampler SAMPLER-1:
  ID:             1
  Description:    User defined
  Type:           random
  Rate:           1 out of 3
  Samples:        189
  Requests:       23243
  Users (2):
    flow monitor FLOW-MONITOR-1 (ip,Et0/0,Input) 65 out of 10786
    flow monitor FLOW-MONITOR-2 (ipv6,Et0/0, Input) 124 out of 12457
Sampler sampler-2:
  ID:             2
  Description:    User defined
  Type:           deterministic
  Rate:           1 out of 100
  Samples:        1
  Requests:       124
  Users (1):
    flow monitor FLOW-MONITOR-1 (ip,Et0/0,Input) 1 out of 124

The table below describes the significant fields shown in the display.

Table 16 show sampler Field Descriptions

Field

Description

ID

ID number of the flow sampler. This is used to identify the sampler at the collector.

Description

Description that you configured for the flow sampler, or the default description “User defined.”

Type

Sampling mode that you configured for the flow sampler.

  • deterministic—Deterministic mode of sampling.
  • random—Random mode of sampling.

Rate

Window size (for packet selection) that you configured for the flow sampler. Range: 2 to 32768.

Samples

Number of packets sampled since the flow sampler was configured or the router was restarted. This is equivalent to the number of times a positive response was received when the sampler was queried to determine if the traffic needed to be sampled. Refer to the explanation of the “Requests” field in this table.

Requests

Number of times the flow sampler was queried to determine if the traffic needed to be sampled.

Users

Interfaces on which the flow sampler is configured.

Related Commands

Command

Description

clear sampler

Clears the flow sampler statistics.

debug sampler

Enables debugging output for flow samplers.

sampler

Creates a flow sampler.

source (Flexible NetFlow)

To configure the source IP address interface for all of the packets sent by a Flexible NetFlow flow exporter, use the source command in Flexible NetFlow flow exporter configuration mode. To remove the source IP address interface for all of the packets sent by a Flexible NetFlow flow exporter, use the no form of this command.

source interface-type interface-number

no source

Syntax Description

interface-type

Type of interface whose IP address you want to use for the source IP address of the packets sent by a Flexible NetFlow flow exporter.

interface-number

Interface number whose IP address you want to use for the source IP address of the packets sent by a Flexible NetFlow flow exporter.

Command Default

The IP address of the interface over which the Flexible NetFlow datagram is transmitted is used as the source IP address.

Command Modes


Flexible NetFlow flow exporter configuration (config-flow-exporter)

Command History

Release

Modification

12.4(9)T

This command was introduced.

12.2(31)SB2

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS Release 12.2(31)SB2.

12.0(33)S

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 12000 series routers.

12.2(33)SRC

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 7200 series routers in Cisco IOS Release 12.2(33)SRC.

12.2(33)SRE

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 7300 Network Processing Engine (NPE) series routers.

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE.

Usage Guidelines

The benefits of using a consistent IP source address for the datagrams that NetFlow sends include the following:

  • The source IP address of the datagrams exported by Flexible NetFlow is used by the destination system to determine from which router the Flexible NetFlow data is arriving. If your network has two or more paths that can be used to send Flexible NetFlow datagrams from the router to the destination system and you do not specify the source interface from which the source IP address is to be obtained, the router uses the IP address of the interface over which the datagram is transmitted as the source IP address of the datagram. In this situation the destination system might receive Flexible NetFlow datagrams from the same router, but with different source IP addresses. When the destination system receives Flexible NetFlow datagrams from the same router with different source IP addresses, the destination system treats the Flexible NetFlow datagrams as if they were being sent from different routers. To avoid having the destination system treat the Flexible NetFlow datagrams as if they were being sent from different routers, you must configure the destination system to aggregate the Flexible NetFlow datagrams it receives from all of the possible source IP addresses in the router into a single Flexible NetFlow flow.
  • If your router has multiple interfaces that can be used to transmit datagrams to the destination system, and you do not configure the source command, you will have to add an entry for the IP address of each interface into any access lists that you create for permitting Flexible NetFlow traffic. Creating and maintaining access lists for permitting Flexible NetFlow traffic from known sources and blocking it from unknown sources is easier when you limit the source IP address for Flexible NetFlow datagrams to a single IP address for each router that is exporting Flexible NetFlow traffic.

Caution


The interface that you configure as the source interface must have an IP address configured, and it must be up.



Tip


When a transient outage occurs on the interface that you configured with the source command, the Flexible NetFlow exporter reverts to the default behavior of using the IP address of the interface over which the datagrams are being transmitted as the source IP address for the datagrams. To avoid this problem, use a loopback interface as the source interface because loopback interfaces are not subject to the transient outages that can occur on physical interfaces.


Examples

The following example shows how to configure Flexible NetFlow to use a loopback interface as the source interface for NetFlow traffic:

Router(config)# flow exporter FLOW-EXPORTER-1
Router(config-flow-exporter)# source loopback 0

Related Commands

Command

Description

flow exporter

Creates a flow exporter.

template data timeout

To configure the template resend timeout for a flow exporter, use the template data timeout command in Flexible NetFlow flow exporter configuration mode. To remove the template resend timeout for a flow exporter, use the no form of this command.

template data timeout seconds

no template data timeout

Syntax Description

seconds

Configures resending of templates based on the timeout value in seconds, that you enter. Range: 1 to 86400. Default: 600.

Command Default

The default template resend timeout for a flow exporter is 600 seconds.

Command Modes


Flexible NetFlow flow exporter configuration (config-flow-exporter)

Command History

Release

Modification

12.4(9)T

This command was introduced.

12.2(31)SB2

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS Release 12.2(31)SB2.

12.0(33)S

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 12000 series routers.

12.2(33)SRC

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 7200 series routers.

12.2(33)SRE

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 7300 Network Processing Engine (NPE) series routers.

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.1S

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS XE Release 3.1S.

15.1(3)T

This command was modified. Support for the Cisco Performance Monitor was added.

12.2(58)SE

This command was modified. Support for the Cisco Performance Monitor was added.

12.2(50)SY

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS Release 12.2(50)SY.

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE.

Usage Guidelines

This command can be used with both Flexible NetFlow and Performance Monitor.

Examples

The following example configures resending templates based on a timeout of 1000 seconds:

Router(config)# flow exporter FLOW-EXPORTER-1
Router(config-flow-exporter)# template data timeout 1000
 

Related Commands

Command

Description

flow exporter

Creates a flow exporter.

transport (Flexible NetFlow)

To configure the transport protocol for a flow exporter for Flexible NetFlow or Performance Monitor, use the transport command in Flexible NetFlow flow exporter configuration mode. To remove the transport protocol for a flow exporter, use the no form of this command.

transport udp udp-port

no transport

Syntax Description

udp udp-port

Specifies User Datagram Protocol (UDP) as the transport protocol and the UDP port number.

Command Default

Flow exporters use UDP on port 9995.

Command Modes


Flexible NetFlow flow  exporter configuration (config-flow-exporter)

Command History

Release

Modification

12.4(9)T

This command was introduced.

12.2(31)SB2

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS Release 12.2(31)SB2.

12.0(33)S

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 12000 series routers.

12.2(33)SRC

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 7200 series routers.

12.2(33)SRE

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 7300 Network Processing Engine (NPE) series routers.

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.1S

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS XE Release 3.1S.

15.1(3)T

This command was modified. Support for the Cisco Performance Monitor was added.

12.2(58)SE

This command was modified. Support for the Cisco Performance Monitor was added.

12.2(50)SY

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS Release 12.2(50)SY.

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE.

Usage Guidelines

This command can be used with both Flexible NetFlow and Performance Monitor.

Examples

The following example configures UDP as the transport protocol and a UDP port number of 250:

Router(config)# flow exporter FLOW-EXPORTER-1
Router(config-flow-exporter)# transport udp 250

Related Commands

Command

Description

flow exporter

Creates a flow exporter.

ttl (Flexible NetFlow)

To configure the time-to-live (TTL) value for a flow exporter for Flexible NetFlow or Performance Monitor, use the ttl command in Flexible NetFlow flow exporter configuration mode. To remove the TTL value for a flow exporter, use the no form of this command.

ttl ttl

no ttl

Syntax Description

ttl

Time-to-live (TTL) value for exported datagrams. Range: 1 to 255. Default: 255.

Command Default

Flow exporters use a TTL of 255.

Command Modes


Flexible NetFlow flow exporter configuration (config-flow-exporter)

Command History

Release

Modification

12.4(9)T

This command was introduced.

12.2(31)SB2

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS Release 12.2(31)SB2.

12.0(33)S

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 12000 series routers.

12.2(33)SRC

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 7200 series routers.

12.2(33)SRE

This command was modified. Support for this command was implemented on the Cisco 7300 Network Processing Engine (NPE) series routers.

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.1S

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS XE Release 3.1S.

15.1(3)T

This command was modified. Support for the Cisco Performance Monitor was added.

12.2(58)SE

This command was modified. Support for the Cisco Performance Monitor was added.

12.2(50)SY

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS Release 12.2(50)SY.

Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE

This command was integrated into Cisco IOS XE Release 3.2SE.

Usage Guidelines

This command can be used with both Flexible NetFlow and Performance Monitor.

Examples

The following example specifies a TTL of 15:

Router(config)# flow exporter FLOW-EXPORTER-1
Router(config-flow-exporter)# ttl 15

Related Commands

Command

Description

flow exporter

Creates a flow exporter.