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softflowctl

SOFTFLOWCTL(8) System Manager's Manual SOFTFLOWCTL(8)

NAME

softflowctlRemote control program for softflowd

SYNOPSIS

softflowctl [-h] [-c ctl_sock] command

DESCRIPTION

softflowctl is a remote control program used to control a running softflowd(8) daemon.
The command line options are as follows:
-c ctlsock
Specify an alternate location for the remote control socket. Default is /var/run/softflowd.ctl
-h
Display command line usage information.

COMMANDS

shutdown
Ask softflowd(8) to gracefully exit. This is equivalent to sending it a SIGTERM or SIGINT.
exit
Ask softflowd(8) to immediately exit. No flow expiry processing or data export is performed.
expire-all
Immediately expire all tracked flows.
delete-all
Immediately delete all tracked flows. No flow expiry processing or data export is performed.
statistics
Return statistics collected by softflowd(8) on expired flows.
debug+
Increase the debugging level of softflowd(8)
debug-
Decrease the debugging level.
stop-gather
Stops network data collection by softflowd(8).
start-gather
Resumes network data collection.
dump-flows
Return information on all tracked flows.
timeouts
Print information on flow timeout parameters.
send-template
Resend a NetFlow v.9 template record before the next flow export. Has no effect for other flow export versions.

BUGS

All times are unconditionally displayed in UTC, regardless of the system timezone.

AUTHORS

Damien Miller ⟨djm@mindrot.org⟩

SEE ALSO

softflowd(8)
October 18, 2002 Debian Sid