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Network Flow Analysis by Michael W. Lucas

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Useful Report Types

flow-report supports more than 70 types of reports and lets you analyze your traffic in more ways than you may have thought possible. In this section, I'll demonstrate the most commonly useful report types. Read the flow-report man page for the complete list.

Note

Many of these reports are most useful when presented in graphical format or when prepared on a filtered subset of data. You'll look at how to do both of these later in this chapter.

IP Address Reports

Many traffic analysis problems focus on individual IP addresses. You've already spent some quality time with the ip-source-address report. These reports work similarly, but they have their own unique characteristics.

Highest Data Exchange: ip-address

To report on all flows ...

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