David at Hughes.com.au
Fri Jul 15 09:14:57 EST 2011
On 15/07/2011, at 8:53 AM, Lincoln Dale wrote:
> certainly there are 3rd party netflow tools that attempt to derive the 'path' and some tools that help model questions like "if i peer with AS X how will that influence my traffic", but netflow itself does not provide that analysis and any tools that do so will be based on a bunch of assumptions that are typically never 100% correct.
Sure, 100% correct isn't going to be possible, but by coupling netflow data and your routing table the results _should_ be very useful. Naturally, that doesn't include any local routing policies of the transit AS's between src and dst but it should be a fair approximation.
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