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Network Flow Analysis by Michael W. Lucas

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Customizing Reports

I use command-line reports for occasional analysis on an ad hoc basis, such as when I'm trying to find patterns in problematic traffic. If you're going to regularly use a report with a long command line, I recommend creating a customized report. Writing truly custom detailed reports of the type I've been demonstrating requires programming, but flow-report lets you highly customize existing reports.

The stat.cfg file contains flow report definitions. You'll probably find this file in /usr/local/flow-tools/etc/cfg or /usr/local/etc/flow-tools, depending on how you installed flow-tools. The only report that comes in stat.cfg is the default report. Don't touch it; it's what makes the various command-line reports function. Add your ...

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