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Configure Netflow on Alcatel devices

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Created by Joseph Esquitin, last modified by MindTouch on Jun 23, 2016

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Overview

This article provides steps on how to configure Alcatel devices to export Netflow.

Environment

  • All Netflow versions

Steps

1. Enter your SolarWinds Netflow server information: 

sflow receiver 1 name address udp-port packet-size 1400 version 5 timeout 0

Receiver Name can be set to any one-word string you want (e.g. OrionFlowCollector). Port should be set to 2055 by default. Packet-size should be set to 1400, version should be 5, and timeout should be 0.

 

2. Configure a sample on all desired interfaces:

If you want to configure ports 18 and 35 to sample for a switch with a single blade and 48 ports, you would enter:
sflow sampler 1 1/18 receiver 1 rate 1 sample-hdr-size 128
sflow sampler 1 1/35 receiver 1 rate 1 sample-hdr-size 128

 

3. Configure one poller to get  sFlow counters:

sflow poller 1 receiver 1 interval 5

Write configuration to switch:
write memory

 

Disclaimer: Please note, any content posted herein is provided as a suggestion or recommendation to you for your internal use. This is not part of the SolarWinds software or documentation that you purchased from SolarWinds, and the information set forth herein may come from third parties. Your organization should internally review and assess to what extent, if any, such custom scripts or recommendations will be incorporated into your environment.  You elect to use third party content at your own risk, and you will be solely responsible for the incorporation of the same, if any.

 

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