System Administration Guide: IP Services

Setting Up Flow Accounting (Task Map)

The following task map lists the generic tasks for obtaining information about traffic flows by using the flowacct module. The map also links to procedures to carry out these tasks.



For Instructions 

1. Create a file to contain accounting information for traffic flows. 

Use the acctadm command to create a file that holds the results of processing by flowacct.

How to Create a File for Flow-Accounting Data

2. Define flowacct parameters in the IPQoS configuration file.

Define values for the timer, timeout, and max_limit parameters.

How to Enable Accounting for a Class in the IPQoS Configuration File