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flow-split — Split flow files into smaller files.

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NAME

flow-split — Split flow files into smaller files.

SYNOPSIS

flow-split [-gGhn] [-b big|little] [-C comment] [-d debug_level] [-N nflows] [-o outfile_basename] [-T nseconds] [-z z_level]

DESCRIPTION

The flow-split utility will split a flow file into smaller files based on the the number of flows or the ammount of time that has passed.

OPTIONS

-b big|little
Byte order of output.
-C Comment
Add a comment.
-d debug_level
Enable debugging.
-g
Split on source tag.
-G
Split on destination tag.
-h
Display help.
-n
Use symbols for tag field in filename.
-N nflows
Split after processing nflows.
-o outfile_basename
The basename of the resulting files.
-T nsecond
Split after processing an interval of nseconds flows.
-z z_level
Configure compression level to z_level. 0 is disabled (no compression), 9 is highest compression.

EXAMPLES

Create 1 minute flow files from the flow archive in /flows/krc4. Store the results in /flows/krc4.split

flow-cat /flows/krc4 | flow-split -T60 -o /flows/krc4.split/1min.

BUGS

None known.

AUTHOR

Mark Fullmer maf@splintered.net

SEE ALSO

flow-tools(1)
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