We had good results with grafana and influxdb using below :
We export the flow records from pmacctd to kafka then import into influxdb
and from there is just a matter of creating the templates. The only custom
thing is kafka to influx , and we use kafka-influxdb with a inhouse parser *
(kafka-influxdb). <https://github.com/mre/kafka-influxdb>* take a look
On Wed, Nov 9, 2016 at 10:55 PM, Robert Juric <robert.ju...@gmail.com>
> What I'm not sure of is whether or not time-series is the correct way to
> store my data? I am currently aggregating nfacctd data based on flow
> timestamps for accounting purposes. For those using InfuxDB and
> Graphite/Graphana, what primitives are you aggregating on and what do you
> pull out of the data in the graphing solution?
> On Wed, Nov 9, 2016 at 4:21 PM, Rasto Rickardt <pho...@axfr.org> wrote:
>> I would use InfluxDB as database & Grafana for graphing.
>> As you already using memory plugin, you can use pmacct client and push
>> data to InfluxDB. It is webservice, so simple bash & curl will work.
>> On 11/09/2016 11:01 PM, Robert Juric wrote:
>> > After fiddling around for a few days I'm still at a loss for finding a
>> > good graphing option.
>> > I've been working today trying to use the memory plugin and cacti to
>> > graph some data, but I realized that it won't be good for dynamic type
>> > graphs. I could easily graph total tcp/udp traffic since those don't
>> > alter too much. Ideally I'd like to aggregate the dst_ports but I'd like
>> > to graph the top 5. I understand Cacti may not be the best for this
>> > since you have to define the data sources manually.
>> > What other options are available or commonly used for graphing?
>> > Preferably something that can be aggregated on a per conversation basis?
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