You have sensors transmitting data, and your collector is writing that data to disk. Now what? Flow-tools provides several programs for viewing flow data, generating statistical analysis, and generating reports. You'll start by displaying the data in the flow files.
Flow files contain tightly packed binary data, and viewing a flow file with
more will scramble your terminal. To view flow data, you should use
Each flow file contains header information that identifies the host that exported the data, the capture time, and so on. When you need to view multiple flow files, you should strip out ...